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Topic: The evolution of Fashion -- Mens Blazer to Handbag  (Read 888 times)
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« on: April 08, 2006 11:52:28 PM »

I often get inspired for handbags I make through current clothing trends, as well as the construction of various basic garments.  Here is a handbag I made out of a men's wool blazer.  The flap is actually the collar of the jacket and I utilized both the original wool exterior and polyester lining for the purse.  The strap is made of a leather belt.
Here is the original jacket:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v30/gladware/bags001.jpg
Here is the finished Handbag:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v30/gladware/EtsyPicBB1.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v30/gladware/EtsyPicBB2.jpg
There is a zippered pocket on the inside:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v30/gladware/EtsyPicBB3.jpg
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« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2006 03:26:54 AM »

That is seriously awesome! I really like the shape of the flap. Its just so cute!
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« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2006 07:56:50 AM »

Thats cute looking the flap:)
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