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Topic: TUTORIAL: 45's Record Clutch --- So Cool  (Read 60817 times)
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« on: July 01, 2005 06:20:01 AM »

I have been inspired by Chillychick's post and made my own version (even though she didn't post a tutorial, it was easy to make.)

I used this dark red very ugly looking denim fabric I had lying around and Boney M and Donna Summer 45's. It is all sewn by hand no machines are involved!

how it looks:


sides:


inside:


thanks for looking Smiley feedbacks are welcomed! Wink

TUTORIAL AS I PROMISE:

first gather all your bits together :


take your fabric and measure it around one record this will give you the length of the gusset part, keep it little bit longer as you will need to sew it together. once you measure the length, it is up to you the width of it, the more wide the more it takes the bag..


take your zipper and measure it. then make a hole in the middle of the gusset part to install the zipper:


install the zipper in:


take your record and put it on your fabric and draw around it, make two. then take your strap part and put it  on right side:


start to sew in the gusset part into circle part then sew the other circle side to the gusset:


sew the gusset part together at the bottom:


your bag should be look like this:


turn it and glue down your records to the sides and voila you have a super cool record clutch:



sorry i didn't have time to use actual fabric and i use some kind of paper





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corduroy cat
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2005 06:27:20 AM »

i really want to try one of these, and since i only hand sew, yours is really inspiring! how did you do the zipper and the handles? maybe you could PM me a tutorial?
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« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2005 11:39:08 AM »

That is so adorable, I cant believe that you handsewed it all! Kudos
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« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2005 02:24:34 PM »

Yay glad to see someone actually liked my idea. As I said it's super easy to make and Tinybits purse looks much better than mine so maybe she could whip up a tut? If not I can definately attempt to put one together. Awesome clutch  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2005 02:31:16 PM »

yay for the record purse! Smiley thanks fo sharingyou guys!
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« Reply #5 on: July 01, 2005 02:45:57 PM »

awesome!!!
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anirtak
« Reply #6 on: July 02, 2005 05:06:13 AM »

that's adorable! My jaw dropped when you said you did it all by hand. that's amazing. good job!
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« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2005 05:17:37 AM »

aww. i love it.
you did a really good job.
i especially like the rainbow handles. <3
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« Reply #8 on: July 02, 2005 01:37:08 PM »

Wow- that is totally rockin.  I have never seen a bag like that before.  I know you said it looked easy to figure out, but how did you get the records sewn in?
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Trendy Wendy
« Reply #9 on: July 02, 2005 03:54:50 PM »

I did a purse very similar using 45's only with a shoulder strap.  What I did was use a candle to head a wire and put
holes in the record all the way around and sew it to the vinyl using double crochet cotton.  You can also use
a sodering iron to make the holes probably faster.

You can check out my purse at www.PictureTrail.com/trenwen  under the Radical & Retro album.

Wendy
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