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Design Your Own Handbag

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My very first handbag.

Created in this Craftsy Course

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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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Accessory
Sizing Women
Style Casual, Cute, Mod
Teresa Maria on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Home Decor Cotton Twill, Poly /Silk Lining, Silver Hardware magnetic snaps, D rings and feet. Plastic for interior bottom.

Teresa Maria on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? That I completed the bag. I found it very challenging and had to rip out the lining twice due to my own mistakes. The shoulder straps should have been a bit narrower, I decided to leave it but if bothers me I will redo them.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Go ahead and try it. If you have never made a bag before the Free Class on Tote Bags would be a help. Don't give up even if you have to redo parts of your work.

Teresa Maria on craftsy.com

This bag is absolutely stunning!! Your project is so neat, tidy, and a truly simplistic beautiful design. Classy!

04/19/2013 Flag

Thank you so much!

04/25/2013 Flag

Teresa its a great bag

01/26/2014 Flag

Thanks Scheri, I have had lots of use of this bag it is so roomy. I am currently working on a smaller bag.

01/31/2014 Flag

I love how you did the pocket hardware.

02/04/2014 Flag

Thank you.

02/07/2014 Flag