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Brocade and Bamboo

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Brocade and Bamboo

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Design Your Own Handbag taught by Brett Bara

Design and sew your very own high-fashion handbag in this class taught by author, designer and television host Brett Bara.

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Category Sewing
Type Accessory
Sizing Women
Style Romantic
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What materials did you use? Upcyled brocade and bamboo handles.

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What are you most proud of? The pleats.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Clip the excess fabric off the inside of the pleats to decrease bulk around the top.

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Great job! Your fabric is beautiful, good choice. And I like that, as you said in your comments, you chose to keep the rest of the bag simple since the fabric has a lot going on. Nice pleats too. Love it! :)

12/07/2012 Flag

I LOVE YOUR PURSE !!!!!!!!!! It is like a longer formal bag and it is can be used everyday. GREAT idea. I have a piece of fabric ( don't we all ) that would be SUPER for this project. Keep up the BEAUTIFUL WORK. You have an eye for DESIGN. Joy

12/29/2012 Flag

The shape and trim together make it look like a halter dress. :) I like it! Beautiful fabric.

08/27/2014 Flag