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My first Handbag

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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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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Accessory
Style Classic, Casual
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What materials did you use? A black Denim like fabric for the outside. A blue satin like for the lining. A ready-made strap and feet and studs. I also used hot glue rhinestones.

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What are you most proud of? I am proud of myself for finishing it and also the rhinestones.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Read and reread! Plan first and then cut everything out. Also, I watched the class over and over again especially when I couldn't remember how to do a section.

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Did you machine embroider the flap? Great use of different design elements.

01/25/2014 Flag

Yes, I did machine embroider the flap. I love machine embroidery and I also glued on bling!

01/26/2014 Flag

Looks like you did a fine job, nice choice of fabrics.

01/26/2014 Flag

Thank You, Teresa!

01/26/2014 Flag

I am so loving this bag Spammy. You DID do a great job! The embroidered design goes so well with this style, can't expalin why...it just does! I've been wanting to experiment with rhinstones and machine embroidery too, so it's nice to see an example of that here. Glad you were able to complete the bag too. Isn't it a wonderful feeling of accomplshment? You asked for feedback. Alrighty then, here goes...more pics! :D

01/27/2014 Flag

This one is really special, spammy - love the embroidery.

01/31/2014 Flag

Creativewan, Thank You for the compliments! It is a great feeling to have finished this project! I will post more pics soon. Thanks again!

01/31/2014 Flag