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Upcycled Sweatshirt Purse

from Ms. Elaineous
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Upcycled Sweatshirt Purse
Upcycled Sweatshirt Purse
Upcycled Sweatshirt Purse
Upcycled Sweatshirt Purse
Upcycled Sweatshirt Purse
Upcycled Sweatshirt Purse

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Some confidence with stretchy fabric.

Pattern Description:

What to do with that collection of old sweatshirts!? Why not make a purses out of them? They make great gifts because they are so personal!

This pattern includes five pages of instructions with supplemental illustrations. As with all my patterns, the directions are clear and simple - short and concise sentences. I also provide an overview of the project with some tips to make sewing much easier.

I encourage you to read my blog for supplemental help. You might not need it, but it will give you some visuals. Just look for "Sweatshirt Purse" in the label section on the right side of the page. I've included three tutorials that run from 2/19/2013 to 2/21/2013.

Materials:

  • A sweatshirt
  • Fabric
  • 8 - X-Large Eyelets/Grommets
  • Magnetic Closure (optional)
  • Shoelace and toggle

You Will Also Need:

  • Hammer for eyelet/grommet installation
  • Walking Foot


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$3.50

ratings
(2)
Intermediate
Sewing
Accessory
Women, Girls
Bag
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About the designer

I began sewing as a child - my mother did tailoring and alterations. In 2004, I began designing, making, and selling purses at arts festivals - I named my business Ms. Elaineous. In 2009, I opened ...

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