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: Need help? Click the HELP link at the top of the screen to read the docs or ask at the Help Desk.
Total Members: 315,697
Currently Running With Scissors:
550 Guests and 20 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1] 2 3  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: [Help!tute troubles...]Whipped up hobo bag + feminine bohemian book bag  (Read 9297 times)
Tags for this thread: tutorial  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
Offline Offline

Posts: 92
Joined: 07-Jul-2004

OWJ! you're the only one that I could live for

View Profile
« on: August 09, 2005 08:52:59 AM »

It feels like AGES since last i posted.. and crafted!!
school leaves you no time to craft...  Tongue
now back to what you've been waiting for...

the FIRST bag is one i made in beggining of july before summer school chem begins.. as a book bag! i love the fabrics and the pink material i bought at goodwill was a perfect match!! one big flaw is that the upholstery fabric i thought to have been stiff enough.. wasnt!

c'est la bag.. :

it holds stuff well but it's a bit to flobby...

2nd story:
so yesterday i decided to go to craftster.org and saw some amazing hobo bags that gave me a craft impulse! i rummaged through some fabric scraps and found some perfect fabrics and zipper.  Unlike the previous bag which was planned through, measured and took about three days to make, i just winged it on this purse and was thought through after each step.  and i *heart* the results!!


Comments and criticism are appreciated!
« Last Edit: August 11, 2005 03:12:04 PM by hana0205 » THIS ROCKS   Logged
Carleigh_who else
Carleigh...and I'm out
Offline Offline

Posts: 59
Joined: 09-Jul-2005

View Profile
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2005 08:58:37 AM »

I have been looking for a bag just like the book bag you made!! do you have a tutorial you could share?
I love how you put that ribbon on there too! They are both awesome!!!!!!!

Good Job!

« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2005 09:02:40 AM »

very nice. I especially like your hobo bag.  I just started sewing yesterday, in fact, and am now hooked on it.  I think I'llmake a hobo bag like yours with a really cute dress taht no longer fits. Thanks for the inspiration!
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2005 10:33:41 AM »

Ooh, I would so like to have that kind of a book bag - just the thing I've been searching for the last *em..* two or three months. Maybe you could post a tute Wink? (School starts in 20 days here, so I'd have the time to actually make it, egoist me, always thinking about me, myself and I Grin)
« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2005 10:45:23 AM »

I love that book bag! I really like the dimensions and the handles compliment the fabric well. The pink on the other side of the lace is a nice touch  Grin


Miss M. Sassypants
Offline Offline

Posts: 461
Joined: 28-Jun-2005


View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2005 10:48:06 AM »

I made a bag just for my books (because i am a library-whore) and put a piece of cardboard at the bottom between the interfacing and lining.. it works GREAT! just an idea for anyone else making one Smiley
anyway that book bag is really cute.. I love how the handles on your bags don't seem to ever end.

« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2005 05:38:48 PM »

Wow! They both look great! Im diggin the straps on the book bag- nice touch! The hobo bag rocks as well!

Petunia's Finest - Spookfully sweet hair bows, accessories & more!
Offline Offline

Posts: 2
Joined: 09-Aug-2005

You're young men you must be living... -Dispatch

View Profile
« Reply #7 on: August 09, 2005 06:30:53 PM »

I like them both! I like the flower on the second one. :-)

riutvhnoaeirutnhovaiuertv I'm cool.
Offline Offline

Posts: 613
Joined: 21-Dec-2004

Feed you purse addiction 24/7!

View Profile WWW
« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2005 06:28:48 AM »

Ooh, I love them both!

« Reply #9 on: August 10, 2005 06:36:18 AM »

OMG...I love your book bag...its so great...I would love to make a bag like that...but I just can't figure out how to sew the top on with the zipper....would you possibly be able to explain or a little tutorial ...maybe!!! Do you have raw edges on the inside or is it fully lined?

Great job


Check out my Etsy Shop...

My Wist

I would love to do a personal swap for Quality, well made felt or crochet play foods for my daughter... contact me if you are interested. Check out my shop to see what I could make for you
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2 3  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

How-To Videos
Coco Rocha at Paul Frank NYFW Show
Back to School Kids Fashion By Imoga
Back To School Fashion By Dillonger
Fresh Kicks For The First Day Of School
Back to School with Biscotti & Kate Mack
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Vermicomposting
It's a bad week to be a seal...
Flower Power!

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

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 ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.