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Hessian Bag

Added Jan 15, 2010

by nessys

Adelaide, Australia




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I wanted a bag to go with some cool canvas wedge summer heels that have natural “hemp” like rope stuff on the heels.

I had this hessian left over from a scrap hook rug I made years ago and the handles for years too. I bought the fat quarter of the funky quilting print before I even thought of making a bag. I just liked the fabric!! I am not sure which designer it belongs to. Apart from the magnetic clasp – I had all the stuff already – which was kinda cool. It didn’t take long to draft up a pattern and knock the bag together!

I used some pink cotton to line it (which I also had in my stash!). I am happy with the way it turned out and it looks cool with the shoes!

Material Notes

Hessian, quilting print, cotton, magnetic clasp, bamboo handles.




Garment Type
Beach, Bohemian, Casual, Vintage
Cotton, Other

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  • Maya_kuzman_large

    Jan 15, 2010, 08.15 AMby sewella

    Cute! I love the combination of both fabrics and the design of the bag! I love your idea of making this bag – also coordinate my shoes with the bags.

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    • Me_pecks_large

      Jan 16, 2010, 07.50 AMby nessys

      Thanks Darl! Nothing beats matching shoes & bags! xxxx

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