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Make Your Own Vinyl/Leather Look Handbag Straps - A Tutorial

Make Your Own Vinyl/Leather Look Handbag Straps - A Tutorial
How awesome do these faux leather vinyl handbag straps look? If you want to make some great leather look straps from vinyl that don't show raw edges and messy threads, keep on reading because I can show you how. They are super easy to make and they turn out so good. I must say, I'm loving them. Recently, I took one of my bags down to the local quilting shop and the ladies working there marveled over my handles and thought they were real leather. If it sounds like I'm tooting my own horn here, I apologize, but I guess I am! A few months ago I was making a handbag from a pattern that called for premade leather straps, and after looking around, I found that they were either really cheap looking, really expensive or available only by order and had a huge wait for delivery. Finding the right vinyl is key, because with the wrong stuff you won't have that great leather look and it will be really hard to sew. A word about tension: Tension is very important for these to turn out good. Materials:

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Tutorial-How to make interesting leather straps for purses I really like to experiment a lot in bag making.I am bored of the plain straps,so I made these chic straps for my new purse & clicked pics so I could belt out a quick tutorial :) Here is what we are going to make. Isn't it yummy looking:) For this you have to first cut strips from your leather/faux leather/rexin or whatever material you choose.The dimensions are 5" wide by whatever length you want.I have used 20".So cut 2 strips of 5" by desired length. Draw a line on the wrong side in the center of the strip lengthwise like this.Ummm.............OK the line is really faint but I hope you got the point,if not I am here:) Now fold one side lengthwise (wrong side together) so it touches the line in the center & sew. This is what you will get.

Cómo coser Bolsa Correas - Un Tutorial - Emmaline Bolsas: Patrones de costura y accesorios del monedero --> Making straps for your purse or handbag is very easy, and kind of fun actually! This is just a quick tutorial to get you through the basics. You can experiment with lengths, widths, and fabrics. Later, when you get adventuresome, you can add O-rings, D-rings, sliders, and lobster clips.

Recessed Zipper How-To I've had a few questions about how to install a recessed zipper closure on a handbag. This has to be the longest tutorial written in the history of tutorials! I did my best to explain, but please let me know if anything is unclear. You Will Need: - (1) 14" zipper- (2) 15.5" x 2.5" inside upper fabric- (2) 15.5" x 16" inside lower fabric (I demonstrate using my own pattern, feel free to experiment!) Roomy 3D pockets I make loads of purses & one thing that is essential for a purse/bag is pockets!!!!!!! Everywhere I see the pockets are same.Sew on 3 sides & you are done.You know what,I don't like them!!!!!!!! The pockets should have room to keep things in it....................so I make 3 D pockets & I am going to share it with you all too:) I will explain how to make 2 types of pockets. Now we all carry gadgets right??????

Norma's Bag Boutique: My March Bag I finished the Convertible Bag which is the March Bag Pattern for the Bag of the Month Club. I love the size of this bag! The instructions were easy to follow with plenty of pictures. Easy Zippered Pocket Tutorial Purses need pockets. Lots of them. Zippered pockets, slip pockets, we need them all. a tutorial on Pleather/Vinyl straps I have discovered pleather/vinyl (P/V) to be a less expensive and greener alternative to leather. This tutorial will show you how to sew a leather looking strap with a tri-fold method that I developed myself. Find the right materials that will work for sewing straps. If the is P/V semi-easy to fold, and the texture looks like leather, then it will work.

The Bag of the Month Club - Emmaline Bags: Sewing Patterns and Purse Supplies Good morning everyone! Just a quick post to share pictures today because this is LAUNCH day of our new Parkland Modern Quilters Guild and I have to pack up and get over there to set up. So, SEW, excited!! Knitting project bags and tutorial for lined box bag with no raw seams I made some cute knitting bags, and if you make it through this whole post, there's information on how to do it. There's a particular forum post I have been drawn to a few times over the past year. I guess this is a part II, actually (link here if you're on Ravelry). Crystal Bracelet #17 Tutorial : Crystal Bracelet #17Level : Intermediate Equipment :- Swarovski Crystal 4 mm.- Seed bead- Jumprings- Clasp- Stopper- Bead tip- Pliers- Nylon thread no. 25 The colors I used here are Indian Sapphire and Montana. The seed bead is clear with silver lined.

Free Pattern And Tutorial I am so excited with how this little bag turned out! I have made five now, each time being able to prefect the pattern a little more, and it’s finally ready to release for your sewing pleasure. The style is a cross body, which is a personal favorite of mine. It allows for you to put it on and forget it.

craft is in session We are no strangers to paper flowers around here. There’s this post, which is one of my favorites…and then there’s this one, that is great for the holidays. Today’s post though…it’s sort of like the Diana Ross, and those other posts were the Supremes. Those other posts were good, but this one is special. It’s awesome. Circle Zip Earbud Pouch Tutorial - Dog Under My Desk I use a little zippered pouch to carry around my earbuds since they are the fancy microphone ones and I don’t want them to break or get tangled. Some of you have commented that you are looking for some small, simple gift ideas. This is definitely simple to make, and a little more fun than the typical rectangular zippered pouch! I can see these as the perfect gift for teenage cousins or nieces or girlfriends or even teacher gifts.

ouvert large poche avec fermeture éclair: DIY tutoriel Doesn’t it ever get annoying digging through a zippered pouch? I love being able to see what’s inside and what I’m searching for. I spotted this little pouch the other day and had to make something similar.

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