Top 50 Blogs
for Fashion Sewers

Subscribe to our FREE email newsletter and get the Top 50 Best Bloggers for Sewing Enthusiasts.

“ModCloth Handmade Contest” Purple Bow Purse

Added Dec 19, 2010

by klassykate

Phoenix, Arizona...






I made this bag for a friend’s 18th birthday. I wasn’t sure what the purse was going to look like until I saw the Modcloth handmade holiday contest. I love Modcloth so much and I was inspired to make this style of bag. It’s just sooo… modcloth-like. It measures 10 by 12 inches. the strap can adjust to be 48 inches long. I used all of the metal hardware from old bags i was going to give to savers. Yay for recycling! the front flap closes with a magnetic snap. There are 3 inside pockets including a cell-phone pocket. There is also a zipper pocket. Several things about this bag are inspired from modcloth. The pleats represent all of modcloth’s popular ruffles, gathers, and pleats on their clothing. Modcloth also has a lot of bows on their accessories, and garments. I chose purple vinyl because it’s my best friends favorite color and I chose the black and white fabric to balance the color out and give the purse a more classy tone to it, just as I think modcloth’s items are all VERY classy =) It turned out great, and my friend loved it!

I think this item complements a lot of modcloth clothing but one of my favorites is this mustard colored casual dress:




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Casual, Classic, Mod, Other
Blends, Other

4 Comments Sign in to add a post

  • Dressup247_anime_avatar_large

    Dec 20, 2010, 03.46 PMby strawberrydestruction

    Way cute! And very unique, would totally stand out in a crowd! Kudos! ;)

  • Bild_large

    Dec 20, 2010, 08.20 AMby zaarissima

    great idea for a very beautiful bag!!!

  • Dscf0006_large

    Dec 20, 2010, 12.54 AMby Sue @ Nainscrafts

    I love the colours used on the bag..they work well together and add depth to the design…brilliant …:)

  • Avawa_large

    Dec 20, 2010, 12.15 AMby analogue

    Really beautiful bag, I love the colour and the bows are so cute. Your friend’s lucky to get such a great & thoughtful present!

    • This is a question
  1. Sign in to add a post

Add to Favorites 3 people added it