Creating & Embellishing 40 Great-looking BagsBook - 2005
All the techniques for making a uniquely personal purse are right here. Forty projects offer a wide variety of fabulous choices, featuring great fabrics and design options, including novelty threads, raffia ribbon, straps made of jeweled necklaces and bracelets, beautiful yet easy embroidery, and more. Crafters who really want to start from scratch will find 25 simple sewing projects, all originating from seven basic patterns, ranging from a flat folding purse to an oval pocketbook made from iridescent ruched silk. Another 15 designs use plain store-bought bags as a canvas for creative embellishments, such as transforming a simple black clutch with elegant silk flowers, or turn a basic leather purse into something special with whimsical appliqu#65533;. An attractive gallery provides additional inspiration. A Main Selection of the Crafters Choice Book Club.
Publisher: New York : Lark Books, c2005.
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: 646.48 SHRADER
Characteristics: 128 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Alternative Title: Hip handbags, creating and embellishing 40 great-looking bags