Basic messenger bag »
Type of item: Accessory
Style: Hipster, Cute, Whimsical, Casual, Retro / Vintage
Olive corduroy, lightweight denim, and cream-colored lining fabric from stash, interfacing for strap, quilting thread, and scrap yarn for the crochet flowers
What was your inspiration?
My old handbag was falling apart, and I needed a new one immediately. I'd bookmarked the tutorial, and for the flowers I used a free pattern from Crochet Me (the "Flower Power" Posies).
What are you most proud of?
The way the crochet flowers turned out, bringing it from "blah" to "fun"
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Take your time. This turns out an excellent product if you're careful.