A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News:  Vote now for your favorite craft challenge entry!  THREE amazing Ticketmaster prizes up for grabs this month.  Who will get one?
Total Members: 301,648
Currently Running With Scissors:
506 Guests and 19 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: black denim and toile backpack  (Read 1494 times)
Tags for this thread: backpack , denim  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
around
mama
Offline Offline

Posts: 474
Joined: 13-Jul-2005

where are we going? why are we in this handbasket?


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: June 09, 2008 07:02:44 PM »

this used to be a pair of black jeans and a pair of black gingham capris and about two-thirds of a yard of toile




(my cousin requested a toile and black purse, so i made a tote from these same ingredients - these were left over and since i started making these backpacks --
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=250574.0
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=250525.0
i thought this would be a good way to use them up) ---the project is from the book Sew Many Bags Sew Little Time by Sally Southern

on this one, i made regular straps (not adjustable - that's the next trick i'm going to learn)
--the other denim backpacks had straps made from the jeans waistbands


and here's the toile lining



as it's my 5th one, it went together pretty easily. two hours start to finish - including stringing through the drawstring (i hate that part, but i love the results)
a tad more elegant than the blue ones, but i still like it, and i bet she will too!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

the centuries are sprinkled with rare magic and divine creatures who help us get past the common and extraordinary ills that beset us

Favorite Craftster quote --
"Normal" is for chumps, suckers and saps. -TheMistressT
ShayBug
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2013 08:09:44 PM »

love it!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

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
Kenya Dolls & Hot Wheels Make Great Additions To Your Holiday Shopping List
How to Make a Recycled T-Shirt Dress for Girls
Back To School Shopping: Printed Denim For Girls
Back To School Fashion: The Camo Look
Back To School Fashion: Animal Print For Girls
Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: Banana-Pineberry Bread
@Home This Weekend: Souvenir Tea Towel Pillow
Spotlight on: Making Toys

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.