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: Join us for fun, contests and discussions on Craftster's Facebook page!
Total Members: 314,293
Currently Running With Scissors:
524 Guests and 5 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: silk handbag and my first attempt at handles  (Read 1095 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
« on: August 01, 2006 08:34:03 PM »

So my brother's job requires him to travel all over the world (I hate him) and when he went through India he bought me a bunch of real silk fabrics there.  He gave me the material and his fiance gave me a bunch of purse handles for my birthday that just occured so I needed to make something awesome with what they gave me.  Which I believe that I did.  

This is the outside of the bag obviously.  Its about 8" by 13" so its a nice size bag.

Close up of the handle.  Trying to figure out how to put this on was the biggest pain of my life.  Pictures a little blurry but you get the idea.  I hope.

Inside shot.  I wanted to use a magnetic closure for this bag but I couldn't find them at the fabric stores around my house so I just gave up because I was antsy to get started on this bag.  

I'm really happy with how this turned out and its easily one of my favorite bags that I've made so far.
« Last Edit: August 22, 2011 04:38:55 PM by jungrrl - Reason: changed non-working images to links. » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2006 09:39:59 PM »

Its beautiful!!    love the handles too!  can you take a pic of "just" the handles for us? ( notice I said us  .....well ok.......... me plz) LOL
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2006 10:06:03 PM »

Definately awesome! Thats gorgeous silk and the handles look great! Beautiful

« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2006 12:04:12 AM »

Here's a better picture of the handle.  I'll take another one tomorrow and post it if you want.
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2006 04:10:10 AM »

I am such a dork ok??  I didnt ask that correctly.  geeeeeeeesh at me ok??  Do you have more purse handles like that one? I was meaning  a pic of handles only.  Sorry  and  its ok if you dont want to post more pics. 
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: No Boil Mac and Cheese
@Home This Weekend: Give The Dog A Bone
September 20, 2017 Featured Projects

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

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