BagLady

Added Jul 2, 2008

by kozimoto

Brisbane, Australia

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Description

I cut these wooden handles off an op-shop (Aussie for “thrifted”!) macrame bag and made a new, lined cotton bag. The bottom of the bag has a dart for shape and the top is pleated. A little fold-over section secures the handles, with a magnetic clasp for keeping it shut.
In the close-ups, you can see my real shoddy stitching! Horray!

Material Notes

Amy Butler cotton fabric, generic green cotton lining, wooden handles, magnetic clip

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Credits

My Mum, just for fun!

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    Jul 4, 2008, 09.21 PMby emrichkh

    Gotta love Amy Butler! She’s one of my favorite designers. I love the shape of the bag, great job. Did you use a pattern?

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    Jul 4, 2008, 11.25 AMby theonly1iknow

    it’s lovely :-)

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    Jul 2, 2008, 03.54 PMby nenasew

    Thanks for getting rid of a ugly macrame bag and making this cool bag. I’m starting to appreciate the art of recycling.

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    Jul 2, 2008, 12.32 PMby tattooedkitty

    Fab bag, love it!

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    Jul 2, 2008, 11.16 AMby polychromatin

    Yay, cool fabric, cool bag!

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    Jul 2, 2008, 10.17 AMby sewella

    I love it!

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    Jul 2, 2008, 09.03 AMby carlatv

    Great bag! I have to agree, the fabric is lovely. ;o)

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    Jul 2, 2008, 07.58 AMby carottesauvage

    Cool bag! I love the fabric and details!

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