Travel Accessories: Plenty of Pockets Tote
When you're on the road, doesn't it always seems to be the ordinary, everyday things you are suddenly in desperate need of: gum, nail clippers, your headphones? I get a little panicky, certain I've left behind the most obvious items... as if perhaps I'm on an arctic expedition and won't see civilization for weeks. But the opportunity for replenishment doesn't matter; I want my stuff close at hand. That's the theory behind our handsome travel tote: plenty o' pockets to stash all your stuff. There are four big outside pockets that wrap front and back plus a deep inside compartment (exactly deep enough for a magazine, I might add!) with its own generous interior pocket.
inspiration et réalisation: Bricolage Mode + Accueil: bracelets DIY corde faciles
these bracelets are easy, fast to make...and just lovely I made these with silky satin ropes, but sure the possibilities are endless: cords of leather, cotton, jute, and ribbons, beads... and more. * scissors & fabric glue * flat nose pliers *masking tape * 2 ribbon crimp ends
Featured: Ruffle bag by Rianrae (India Rose Textiles) A beautiful drawstring totebag made of soft cotton with a cascade of ruffles. You will need: Fashion fabric, 45″ wide equal to 3.5 times your bag circumference measurement (W).Coordinating thread This draft is an exercise in proportion. It is based on two measurements:
Make Your Own Marbled Scarf
My mother and I used to marble paper on the weekends when I was younger. To this day, I still feel like I am a mad scientist when I marble, experimenting with new colors and testing new patterns. Even if you don’t have experience with marbling, it’s a fun project to try with friends. It requires about an hour prep time, but once you’re all set up you’ll be able to marble to your heart’s content.
Neck Tie School Bag
Got lots of neck ties lying around? Use them to make this unique bag! What you need Okay, you'll need a bunch of ties. Mine are all paisleys.
Tudor Rose Purse
I made this bag out of some of the fabric my very nice grandmother gave me. The best part is that it converts into either a handbag or cross body bag. The best, best part is that this flower doesn't attract bugs handbag: cross body: Here's the genius behind it:
DIY Ombre Tote Bags » For the Love of... For the Love of…
This tutorial was originally published in January 2012 on my old blog, Four Flights Of Fancy. All this week I will be adding my most popular DIY’s from Four Flights onto For the Love Of. I hope you like the new to this space content!
Free Sewing Patterns to Sew Your Own Purse, Pocketbook and Hand Bags
Not many people can have a handbag to match every outfit. Sewing your own pocketbooks and purses with these free patterns, allows you to have more handbags than you could every purchase at designer prices... and they will all be in the fabric and colors of your choosing! 1.
Dyeing is simple. All you need is dye and hot water to make a magical color transformation happen. And once you start dyeing, it can become addictive, igniting your passion to try creative dyeing techniques like tie-dye, ombre and shibori or to move beyond dyeing fabric to dyeing materials like wood, paper, feathers and rope.
Blog » Simple Sewing Alterations You Can Make On Any Bag Project
Lazies, Tracy Chapman, owner of Sew Thankful, had a great time creating this Miranda Day Bag for herself. Tracy made two versatile alterations to her Miranda that I want to share with you today. Miranda Day Bag pattern from Lazy Girl Designs (LGD123). Alteration: Applique Instead of Piecing After The Fact The first alteration Tracy made was the vertical black strip at the center of the bag in the picture above. Tracy simply appliqued strips of fabric over the vertical seams on the center of the front and back covers of the bag. I love Tracy’s creative addition to make the bag exactly what she wanted.