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Man bag from pants

Added Nov 7, 2010

by Natasha Venzke

Stanford, South ...

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Description

I made this as a birthday present. It’s the first bag I’ve made for a guy. The whole bag is made from old wool pants. I used the back pocket of the pants on the flap. I usually put the keyring on a ribbon, but I used some red rope this time. The strap is from an old suitcase. I wanted to make an adjustable strap, but I only had one day to make the bag and no time to go to the store.

Material Notes

My dad’s “dry clean only” wool pants that shrunk in the wash :)
Red quilted lining.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Fall, Winter
For
Men
Garment Type
Accessories
Style
Casual
Material
Wool

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    Nov 14, 2010, 05.04 PMby Natasha Venzke

    I made another man bag. I will take photos for a tutorial with the next one. http://www.burdastyle.com/projects/man-bag-2

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    Nov 8, 2010, 10.58 AMby mili222

    Perfect!

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    Nov 8, 2010, 09.57 AMby Lora Martinez

    This bag is a great bag, very inventive. I love thing which are made with recycle garments. You did an excellent job with this one.

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    Nov 8, 2010, 08.13 AMby Natasha Venzke

    Wow, thank you everyone. I’ve never gotten so many comments on a project. I’m definitely making more of these.

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    Nov 8, 2010, 01.00 AMby ellohdesign

    very cool idea.

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    Nov 7, 2010, 11.15 PMby auntibrig

    What a great idea!

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    Nov 7, 2010, 06.43 PMby kelepso

    Very nice!

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    Nov 7, 2010, 06.16 PMby sandoz18

    Love this! Great up-cycling. Would loooove to see a tutorial for specifics if you make another.

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      Nov 7, 2010, 06.33 PMby Natasha Venzke

      Thank you. I’ve never done a tutorial, but I think this would be a good start.

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    Nov 7, 2010, 05.44 PMby patchygirl

    This bag is AWESOME!!!!

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      Nov 7, 2010, 05.47 PMby Natasha Venzke

      Thanks. I was up till 2:30am working on it and I’m very happy with it.

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