A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: If you see a project that you think is awesome and deserves to be a featured project, you can click the THIS ROCKS button to nominate it!
Total Members: 299,189
Currently Running With Scissors:
653 Guests and 13 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: The King Lives! Fun totebag ; easy to make  (Read 1018 times)
Tags for this thread: elvis  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
alwaysinmyroom
Craftalongs Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Life is Moving Along Splendidly
Offline Offline

Posts: 30359
Joined: 12-Feb-2006

Make all things!!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: April 16, 2006 02:20:45 PM »

I saw this fabric and had to have it. Then I saw another fellow purse maker's bag and knew that it was destined to be a bag...as I am new to purse making, this has a simple velcro close and a basic pocket and zippered pouch...I learned that vinyl will melt--had to do the handles twice! ha ha

Now everyone thinks I am weird when I kiss my purse....muah Elvis!

Front of Bag


« Last Edit: February 07, 2011 11:26:07 AM by jungrrl - Reason: fixed a coding issue » THIS ROCKS   Logged

kiwicrew
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2006 02:24:47 PM »

Awesome, love the checkered inside.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Carat Top
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2006 03:51:43 PM »

Your pretty gutsy to use vinyl on one of your first purses.  Your stutching looks really great, and i love the combo of colours/fabrics that you chose to use.  I agree...  mwah Elvis! Kiss
THIS ROCKS   Logged
geekette
Offline Offline

Posts: 348
Joined: 23-May-2005

I'd rather die terrified than live forever.


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2006 04:08:15 PM »

one of your first purses?!? are you kidding?? you did an awesome job, i never would have guessed.   i make purses all the time, and mine rarely turn out as professional looking.  plus, i kinda suck at putting zippered pockets in. 

anywho, great job!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

bluepie
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2006 12:51:01 PM »

love it!..i have seen this fabric also and plan on making a tote too..great job..was the zip pocket easy to do?
THIS ROCKS   Logged
xcriot
Don't mind if I do..
Offline Offline

Posts: 361
Joined: 16-Mar-2006

MMMbop, It's like an addiction.


View Profile
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2006 01:17:02 PM »

I love your signature. Grin  I'm the same way about my room. The unfortunate thing about my room is that the computer isn't in there so i have to leave to go to craftster.  Undecided
BTW i love the bag too.
Cheers!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

If these walls came crumblin' down
Fell so hard, to make us lose our faith
From what's left you'd figure it out
Still make lemonade taste like a sunny day
alwaysinmyroom
Craftalongs Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Life is Moving Along Splendidly
Offline Offline

Posts: 30359
Joined: 12-Feb-2006

Make all things!!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2006 03:34:20 PM »

love it!..i have seen this fabric also and plan on making a tote too..great job..was the zip pocket easy to do?

I used the incredible ultimate tutorial put together by jmi in the purses home to find various ways to put in the pocket zipper.  I tried them all but I liked the one by SEWPIXIE the best.  It was fast and very neat.  Experiment on a few like I am doing and then do your own thing! That is the best part...learning from others experience and then adapting to your work style, etc.  Thanks...I am addicted now and I am making bags for complete strangers for experience ha ha You will have fun with this fabric.  It was nice because it had places to cut even and straight! 

I have some left over for a cell phone case and a cosmetic bag--YIPEEE! (goes off searching for tutorials....)
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
How to Create a Fade Effect in Photoshop
How to Copy and Paste in Photoshop
How to Create a Lightsaber in Photoshop
How to Change Hair Color in Photoshop
How to Create a Stencil in Photoshop
Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Gift Ideas: Hippogriff
Handmade Gift Ideas: Exploding Needle Box
Handmade Gift Ideas: Japanese Shibori Dyeing

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 ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.