Type of item: Accessory
Style: Holiday, Classic, Traditional, Casual, Romantic, Hipster
A tantilizing new fall color is Oxblood Red, shown here in a faux aligator leather. Read on to find out where you can buy this great fabric. A shimmering dark red taffeta for the interior and pockets, were free motion quilted prior to purse constructions. Accents of dark bronze for the easy to open lobster claw clasp key fob and magentic purse closure.
What was your inspiration?
Color, texture, and details were the ingredients for this great purse.
You can find this faux aligator leather at Hancock Fabric in the upholstery section. It is very soft, and supple. And, it cuts and sews wonderfully without much effort.
What are you most proud of?
I am proud of the free motion quilted interiors and pockets I create for purses--which adds a necessary firmness, and a fraction of weight expected in a high end purse.
I like to experiement with pockets and pocket closures, for style and function.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Try upholstery fabric for your next purse exterior. Tips: lengthen your stitches and use a heavier needle 16/100. Topstitching machine needles are great.