I've been shopping for a black bag.
Every time I see one I think about the black scraps I have at home.
I can MAKE a black bag.
Why BUY when I can MAKE???
I thought about it MANY times...
and FINALLY today I
DID SOMETHING about it!!!!
I did not use a pattern.
I measured the bag I've been using
and just made one similar in size
with the same sort of handles!
I almost CUT the handles OFF
my current bag so that I could use the rings...
I chickened OUT!!!!
What if I want to use my current bag again????
It's kind of worn out...
but you never know.....
Instead I used some "D" rings I had in my stash.
Here's the back.
I'm almost OUT of heavy black and gray scraps!
Oh no! ;)
I added some hexagons I made WAY back here!
That silk hexagon quilt is
STILL A DREAM!!!
I DO like having a little jar filled with silk hexagons.
I can Whip them OUT at times like this!
Lining and a pocket with velcro!!!
Here's what's left of the wool pants I used!
One leg had already been used for a prior project.
Now we've got some HOT pants!
Very nice up-cycle project. Gotta love using the stash shopping!ReplyDelete
LOVE it! You're my hero!! How many times have i thought that--but never followed through--way to go!ReplyDelete
Your bag turned out great! It doesn't look like scraps at all. It looks like a fine designer handbag.ReplyDelete
Great bag. Love the materials.ReplyDelete
That's great -- I love the hexagons!ReplyDelete
Stylish! You did a great job of inventing the bag as you went. The little hexagons add a spot of color. And you are near the end of your black/gray scraps? I thought that never happened!ReplyDelete
You are so clever! This turned out great. I love the hexie embellishment.ReplyDelete
Fabulous bag. The hexies just set it off. Any woman would pay good money for a bag like that. ( here speaks a lover of bags)ReplyDelete
WOW! Great bag!ReplyDelete
Talented you! Looks like a designer bag to me :DReplyDelete
Go the hotpants, LOL! Impressive bag. I love the challenge of making things from availability. Favourite saying - What do I have in my hand?" (or cupboard, shelf, drawer)ReplyDelete