Created in this Craftsy class
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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|Style||Casual, Cute, Traditional|
What materials did you use? Harris Tweed for the exterior and a cotton and polyester mix for the lining
What are you most proud of? As always I feel very proud when the person the handbag is for absolutely loves it!
What advice would you give someone starting this project? Initially I didn't add any interfacing to this bag but I then opened it up and added a thick interfacing to the band at the top and an extra piece of fabric (like a canvas) to make that part of the bag firmer and I then added an additional layer of lining fabric (similar to the fabric Brett used) to give it more structure. The pleats were hard to get right at first when I was trying to make them all exactly the same but then I did them by freehand and it worked out brilliantly.