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Project

Durango Dark Gold Leather Tote

Project Description

What are you most proud of? Bag Bottom Shape and Leather Lined Piped External Pocket What advice would you give someone starting this project? Use the colors you really like, it will work! Don't be afraid to try something a little different after the prototype, it's a lot of fun. "Out of failure comes opportunity", is so true. A problem gave me the bag bottom shape, which made finishing the bag much easier. I have a new technique that I'm going to use from now on... just have one more problem to fix!

What you will need

  • Durango Dark Gold Cowhide; Orange/Rust Suede Pigskin; Black Pigskin; 18"
  • 9"
  • and 7" zippers; 5 purse feet; 1/8" inch cording for piping; bottom bag stabilizer; 1" nickel rectangle D-rings

Q&A with Beaverhead

Don Morin asked:
very creative styling...you might want to upgrade your tassel to a leather one....good job
Beaverhead answered:
The tassel is deerskin, but I am changing to cowhide.

Skill Level

Intermediate