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Attitude Adjustment Red Leather Handbag

Added Jan 7, 2009

by machelle

Mattoon, Illinoi...






A vintage red leather coat re-fashioned into a fiery hot red leather handbag! My own design and pattern. Features: open top, lobster clasp closure, key leash inside, large back slip pocket

Material Notes

Vintage 80s leather coat, thread, thrift store hardware, donated fabric for lining




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    Jan 14, 2009, 09.17 AMby machelle

    pitocia and lizah, Thanks for your kind words!! Coat/jacket = handbag, always. Got more thrift store finds to work on!! :)

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    Jan 10, 2009, 01.56 AMby lizah

    This was so cool! I think it’s a great idea to recycle a coat! I’t looks very professional!!!

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    Jan 7, 2009, 08.14 PMby pitocia

    I really love this creations.Very creative and have the selling point too.And it’s a recycled from old jacket.Love it.

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    Jan 7, 2009, 04.09 PMby machelle

    Clairessewing and jd98: Thank you so much for your compliments! I AM proud of my sewing abilities. I do strive to make my pieces look professional! Take care! :)

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    Jan 7, 2009, 10.54 AMby jd98

    OMG, it is amazingly made! real inspiration, thank you

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    Jan 7, 2009, 01.58 AMby claireissewing

    I am such a bag lady, and I love this! Very professional looking and very stylish. You should be proud.

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    Jan 6, 2009, 09.36 PMby machelle

    Hallel, Thank you for your compliment! I am very meticulous in my sewing… it must be ‘just so’! Thanks for noticing! :)

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    Jan 6, 2009, 09.20 PMby hallel

    What a great idea, to recycle a coat like this! It looks gorgeous, very professional looking sewing!

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    Jan 6, 2009, 08.48 PMby machelle

    Kiraph, Thank you for your kind words! Your kitty reminds me of our ‘Sonny’ cat :)

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    Jan 6, 2009, 08.36 PMby kiraph

    So gorgeous, I love it! Well done.

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