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: Need help? Click the HELP link at the top of the screen to read the docs or ask at the Help Desk.
Total Members: 301,542
Currently Running With Scissors:
474 Guests and 5 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: plaid purse - fisherman bag  (Read 1214 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
katharsisjones
WHiRR
Offline Offline

Posts: 17
Joined: 15-Apr-2004

kiss me, i'm a robot


View Profile WWW
« on: November 09, 2004 07:13:39 PM »

I made this purse a couple of months ago for my best friend's birthday. It was my first project of this sort and I'm pleased with the outcome. My friend has carried it around a couple of times and it hasn't fallen apart yet.

http://www.blissfullybitter.com/bb/kat/plaid_purse1.jpg

http://www.blissfullybitter.com/bb/kat/plaid_purse2.jpg

I used a wooden fisherman bag from Michael's and glued the plaid fabric very carefully. The inside bottom of the purse and the inside of the lid are lined with black felt. What you can't see in these photos is that I added black cord piping around the edges of the lid and the body of the purse. The photos were taken before I came up with that solution.

I would love an excuse to make more of these because it was insanely easy. But I have too many bags already and carry far too much stuff to fit in this purse.

Katharine

« Last Edit: August 05, 2011 10:26:45 AM by jungrrl - Reason: changed non-working images to links. » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Fury-inc
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2004 02:04:57 AM »

That's amazing.  I would love to try something like that! Grin

Really, really nice.  I'm sure your friend must be thrilled!

M
 Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Between two evils, pick the one you haven't tried before
BayouDreamer
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2004 02:33:44 AM »

I love that purse! Where did you get the strap and closure?  Very nice work!
« Last Edit: November 11, 2004 12:19:42 PM by BayouDreamer » THIS ROCKS   Logged
squirrellypoo
Offline Offline

Posts: 812
Joined: 22-Aug-2004

Sew sew sew scandalous


View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2004 02:53:08 PM »

that's really cute - no eyeglass smashing going on in THAT bag! Smiley

I swear, with the tartan and the shape, you've made her a sporran! (the bags that are traditionally worn with kilts)
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Fehr Trade - custom clothing
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Get Good Nature Photos
ISO Adjustment
How to Tale Digital Photographs
The Rules of Composition
A Guide to Sharing Your Digital Photos Online
Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: Falafel without Frying
@Home This Weekend: Decorative Bulletin Board
Rain, rain, you don't have to go away...

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.