Making Vinyl, Plastic, and Rubber Handbags: Sewing Stylish Projects from Unusual Materials

Making Vinyl, Plastic, and Rubber Handbags: Sewing Stylish Projects from Unusual Materials

Ellen Goldstein-Lynch, Nicole Malone, Sarah Mullins

Language: English

Pages: 130

ISBN: B00OX8GWNY

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


The "green" way to make gorgeous handbags using recycled materials. This book explores how these different types of materials can be used to create one-of-a-kind trendy items for the home sewer. The projects cater to all ages and degrees of difficulty, and materials are easy to find at traditional fabric stores, as well as places like Wal-Mart, Target, Staples, and home box stores.

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Nine-to-Five Messenger Bag . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The 8:08 Express Hobo Bag. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Indianapolis Speedway Hobo Bag Jamba Gym Bag . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Section 3: Gallery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(12.7 x 35.6 cm) piece of craft foam MACHINERY matching thread for machine sewing home sewing machine with a Teflon foot and zipper foot Provision-MAKING VINYL,PLASTIC,RUBBER CD1106-48/4270 TB Getting Started Trace the messenger bag patterns with a marking pen and cut out all vinyl, fabric, interfacing, and craft foam pieces with scissors or use a weight or loops of tape to hold down the patterns and cut with a knife. Line up the metal ruler along the straight edges of the patterns while

(1.3 cm) holes for the grommets with the 1⁄2" (1.3 cm) handheld punch. Set the grommets with the grommet-setting kit. 02 Cut four pieces from the 1⁄8" (3 mm) cording into 38" (96.5 cm) lengths. Make a knot in the cord, leaving a tail, and start on the bottom outer corner of panels labeled “2 left and right” on the pattern. Start whip stitching the panels labeled “2 left and right” to the end pieces, starting at the bottom and working your way up. Provision-MAKING VINYL,PLASTIC,RUBBER

Technology (FIT) is probably the most creative school in the United States (and I’m not being biased!). When we took on the assignment of creating this book, it was with the idea of giving the patterns to our students to see what they would do with our designs. They were instructed to take the patterns and modify them, and your drawers and closets for old tablecloths, showers mats and curtains, pieces of oil cloth, pieces of jewelry, or even parts of old handbags that are no longer useable.

to your collection so you can change the appliqué with your outfit. Studs are fabulous for making that urban statement really stand out. Use old pieces of jewelry, such as necklaces and pins, to accent your collections. These can be either permanently affixed or changed with your outfit. It’s always fun to go scavenging through flea markets and antique stores for just the right piece. Also, don’t forget that necklaces and bracelets make great handles as well. Lace and lace appliqué add

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