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: Fanatic Friends of Craftster now have the ability to disable ads on Craftster! Read more here.
Total Members: 314,026
Currently Running With Scissors:
516 Guests and 5 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop
  Show Topics
Pages: [1]
1  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / the rubicon bag (first post) on: August 12, 2011 07:05:52 PM
this is my first post Smiley and so, something a bit special (to me!)

i've FINALY finished this goram project!



This project is made from soda cans, all rubicon Smiley i love the bright colors, also, bit of a fruit obsessive, so love rubicon.
the noise it makes is a little annoying, but i dont mind coz i love how it looks Smiley 

the white canvas is from an old (and broken) canvas wardrobe, the straps came on some blankets, so SUPER recycled/reused

Also, the only thing i had to make the bottom stiff was some cardboard, so i wrapped two bits of card in duct tape (so they'd be a bit waterproof in case the bag ever gets wet, im EXTREMELY clumsy) and then put them inside the lining.

heres a closer look for the details, the stitching isnt perfect, but this project was a PAIN in the ARSE!



Sewing the cans greatly displeased my sewing machine and it got mad! luckily my friends dad came and fixed it for me Smiley

i was never really 100% sure what i was doing with this project which led to stupid mistakes, like not sewing the handles on before i started attaching the cans, thus the straps had to be hand stitched.

i think the reason it took me so long is that there where so many unknowns i just kept putting it off...

anyways, all done now, and proud of myself even though its not perfect Smiley
Pages: [1]


FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
August 23, 2017 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Coral Bead Bracelet
Flowers In Your Hair



Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

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 ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.