A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Fanatic Friends of Craftster now have the ability to disable ads on Craftster! Read more here.
Total Members: 302,067
Currently Running With Scissors:
440 Guests and 5 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

  Show Images
Pages: [1]
1  Paisley and Sari Purses + bags (img heavy) in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by rocketqueenmch on: February 09, 2007 01:29:39 AM
I started to learn how to operate my mom's old fashioned sewing machine last December, and after I got my stitches straight and neat, I started to go crazy with making bags.

 All of the bags are made with tips and instructions from various tutorials around here, so I owe Craftster a great big deal.

 (First time posting a topic and totally a beginner in making bags, but I appreciate constructive criticisms Smiley

This is the first bag I made. My mom got the fabric in the late 80's when she was at some fabric sale and has kept it until I saw it. I totally love this. I call this bag the Disco bag.



This is a bag I made for my sister. It is also the first time I tried the flat bottom thing.



A bag I made for my friend. I used the same flat bottomed tutorial but I added some patterned fabric.


These two are purses I made for my friends. It was the first time I tried interfacing and uszing zippers. I don't have a zipper foot though, but I didn't know the difference when you have one, so I couldn't really say. but I struggled a little bit.

I botched the second purse - the fabric is a sari material and it was quite slippery and when I was cutting it I stretched it so that it came out crooked and weird. That explains the weird shape Sad










Also a bag for a friend. She likes green and always have her cellphone and keys all over so I added a pocket on the front side using the lining fabric. The bag is square bottomed and reversible, but I kinda botched the lining's side seam, so I prefer to make it only one side haha!


Finally, a simple drawstring bag I made for myself. I used leftover ribbons as straps.


Thanks for taking the time to look everyone Smiley I only hope the next time I'll get even better with making these bags hehe.
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
Pages: [1]


FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to use a Dutch Tilt
How to Increase Your Available Light
How an SLR Camera Differs from a Point and Shoot Camera
Learn about F Stop Increments
Learn about Depth of Field - The Three Rules
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Quick Summer Dress
Marvelous Matryoshkas
Meatless Monday: Creamy Pasta with Peas

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.