A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: When you post a project, remember that you can always click the Modify button to edit the post and add additional information.
Total Members: 302,310
Currently Running With Scissors:
469 Guests and 7 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Some fun purses  (Read 2995 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
RaraAvis
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 904
Joined: 15-Jun-2009


View Profile available for personal swaps
« on: July 20, 2009 02:28:24 PM »

So here are some more purses I made back in high school.

The first one it made out of steel wire and copper mesh, with a clasp I removed from a bag I got at goodwill. It is more decorative than functional, but could still be used occasionally to carry things.




The second purse is also made from steel wire and copper mesh. I made tons and tons of little stars out of the wire and decided to weave them together into a sort of evening bag. I thought about lining the purse, but never got around to it and wasn't really sure about what material/color to use for the lining.




The final purse is a bit unusual. I designed it to be like a flower. The petals open to reveal the contents of the bag. The green leafs on the outside form pockets and the yellow part (I can't remember what the proper name for it is on a flower) is a pocket at the bottom. I hope it's clear in the pictures.








sorry the pics are not better

Thanks for looking! Questions, comments, criticisms welcomed....


THIS ROCKS   Logged

Queen of Spades
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2009 02:42:40 PM »

I really love that last bag!! Especially the way it looks when it's all closed up - it reminds me of the Audrey II from Little Shop of Horrors! (I dunno how you feel about LSOH, but it's one of my favorite movies)
It also is amazing in the design concept in general. I love the fact that it has so many useful little pockets. And the fact that it's a flower is the best! So whimsical.  Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged
ShannyAnn
Offline Offline

Posts: 300
Joined: 17-Aug-2007

please allow myself, to introduce myself


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2009 02:56:40 PM »

Those are crazy awesome. I especially like the last one, very creative! Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I have O.C.D. - Obsessive Craftster Disorder!
www.shannyann.etsy.com
ScotSkipper402
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2009 03:00:10 PM »

GASP! I love the wire bags, but the big bud leaves me swooning! If you ever want to sell that pattern, let me know. That utterly rocks.

Pistil? Stamen?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"For what do we exist, but to laugh at our neighbors and be laughed at in our turn?"

My stash of supplies is now Beyond Life Expectancy. I love personal swaps! http://www.wists.com/redmennis
frogangel
I'm willing to do a personal swap! :-)
Offline Offline

Posts: 925
Joined: 14-Jun-2008

"Paint it black with a splash of HOT pink!"


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2009 03:32:28 PM »

 ohhhhh! I kove that flower bag! It's very pretty. Very nice job!  Wink
THIS ROCKS   Logged

carmencrafter
No one can make it better than you can
Offline Offline

Posts: 636
Joined: 08-Mar-2009


View Profile
« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2009 03:42:57 PM »

Oh so creative!!  I love them all, but I must say that the flower is my favorite.  
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Surround yourself with beautiful things!!

Bernie Lomax died for your sins!
fibreartist4life
« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2009 04:25:07 PM »

I actually love the wire with star one most.  If you still want to line it (so it can be used as an actual bag)  I recomend clear plastic.  I have often used the kind you make storm windows with - not the sleezy cheap stuff you shrink on the window, but the thick crystal clear kind - might be hard to find until fall, however, as Menards only carries it then and not all home improvement places carry it at all.  I think most fabric stores will have something similar.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

cinnamon teal
« Reply #7 on: July 20, 2009 04:38:10 PM »

I love the flower bag! It reminds me of something from a video game. Like from pikmin or zelda or something.  Very inventive!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Musefreak
Offline Offline

Posts: 392
Joined: 17-May-2009

I belong to you- Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix


View Profile WWW
« Reply #8 on: July 21, 2009 12:44:23 AM »

wow, such a great post- i love the star-wire bag& the flower bags, keep up the good work Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

You can't resist "The Resistance" Cheesy
-
my Wist
-
Blog

interested in personal swaps
Calachuchi
« Reply #9 on: July 21, 2009 01:24:52 AM »

i love the star bag!!! i suppose you don't really have to line it if u just don't put tiny stuff in it.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All 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
The Best Treatment For Deep Wrinkles
VF COLLECTIONS: Naeem Khan - Fall 2015 - NYFW - Backstage, Interviews, & Runway
Top Beauty Hacks
Beauty Splurge or Steal?
The Best Way to Apply Face Highlighter
Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: Chia Pudding
Spotlight on: Smoothies with Recipe Goodness
Pamper Yourself!

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.