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Featured: Turtle Tote by LIFEwithBIRD An exercise in stylish functionality by Aussie line LIFEwithBIRD . A roomy, oversized canvas carryall, it can seamlessly go from work to after-hours party to weekend getaway, all without missing a beat.
Featured: Messenger Bag by Ecolution Originally created for hard-working couriers, the classic Messenger Bag has been in circulation for several decades. Known for its long-lasting rugged durability and distinctive “envelope” styling, the classic Messenger has been adopted around the world as the everyday all-purpose carryall. Make a simplified version for yourself in hemp, similar to the featured tote from eco-friendly, Ecolution . You will need:
“multi-pocket urban tote” Smart-looking yet functional in commuter bag designs. An urban carry-all with a variety of pocket compartments for wallet, cellphone and PC notebook makes it the perfect everyday tote.
Several months ago I bought some vintage feed sacks at an antique mall. I had no idea what I would do with them at the time. However, I always have faith that if I buy things I love, the inspiration will come.
All you need is grommets, jean buttons and a rock. In my last tutorial, I taught you how to turn a shirt into an Evozip interchangeable skin. In this tutorial, I will teach you how to make the bag for the interchangeable skin. Once your bag is ready, you can attach any Evozip skin to your bag.
Now add the 1/4" grommets to the corners. Place the center of the grommet hole about 3/4" inch from each edge. There should be about a 1/4" between the edge of the grommet and the edge of your cut shirt. It is important to use 1/4" grommets.
Are you planning a car trip this summer? Do you need extra bags in the car for wet beach clothes or after-picnic recyclables? Erin from Dog Under My Desk joins us today with a fun + free PDF tutorial for you to download. Print out instructions for a Grocery Bag Stuff Sack, get to work and pretty soon you’ll always have handy, extra bags in the car! Learn more about Erin in her introduction , and take a look at Erin’s shop for more of Erin’s designs and patterns.
Featured: Lex Trip Bag So this weekend will have you jetting off to the coast for sun & surf? For a weekend excursion you need a quick trip bag. Forget the luggage (too bulky); you need a versatile tote made specifically to carry all your belongings from wallet to swimtrunks for a quick weekend getaway. Here is a fun choice in a cotton waxcloth outer with leatherette base and trim, perfect for the do-it-yourselfer, similar to the Lex Trip Bag from PROPERTY OF. Dimensions: approximately 18″ x 8 x 17″ [45cm x 20.5cm x 43cm].