Tuesday, August 25, 2009

A Little Craft Project- Sewing up your Own Purse, Tote, Bag

Making your own purses, bags and such are the rage right now. When ever I get a quilting catalog there are always lots of purse patterns-and I think those patterns are just too expensive. Especially when there are lots of free patterns available online.

Here are some links I found:



http://henriettashandbags.com/free-handbag-patterns.html alot of unique ideas here

http://www.straw.com/cpy/free_bag_patterns.html lots of knit and crochet patterns,also felted

This one is really cute:

Click on Pattern for the pdf instructions

And here is a cute one made with tea towels: http://www.themikkelsens.net/sarah/journal/2008/01/tea-towel-tote-tutorial-and-giveaway.html

So go check out your stash and have fun making a little bag or purse-a great gift item a well


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