Added Apr 21, 2008
Austin, Texas, U...
Charlie bag – lined. I really like the size of the bag, and it was an easy and quick sew.
The outer bag was a remnant from a drape that was 9.5 feet long and about 11 inches wide. The remnant wasn’t wide enough to cut the pattern piece on the fold, so I had to add a seam. I loved the print and colors of this remnant but had no idea what I could do with it — I’m glad I figured it out! I will enjoy carrying this bag.
The fabric is so old that it had some real wear-and-tear along the seams of the drapes. After unpicking the seams there were two holes I couldn’t artfully place the pattern around, so I sewed on a couple of appliqued patches (one teardrop-shaped). I’m not sure this bag will survive groceries, but it will be great and stylish for toting my sewing projects back and forth.
Outer bag: vintage cotton barkcloth. Lining: cotton/ poly broadcloth in a purple-grey.
Burdastyle for pattern
Ute for lining tutorial
Sweet dresses, an outfit for a doll, and cute embellishments are fun for the holidays!
Meg's Magazine Mash Up!
Check out Meg's latest mash up of our Straight Skirt, and how she made it look so yummy!
Member Project of the Week
The latest Elie Saab collection inspired this hand-beaded dress by chanel2005.
Celebrate with lovely dresses, sparkly dolman tees, and an embellished peplum skirt.
This week’s new BurdaStyle Videos release is "Sewing a Thread-Chain Belt Loop." Check it out!
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.