Added Oct 10, 2011
This is another bag based on the gorgeous pretty pinafore purse pattern by Lisa Lam of www.u-handbag.com. I always seem to be tweaking patterns i try to make, and this one is no different. I substituted the handles for a leatherette scalloped version that are my own design and i made the yoke and body in contrasting fabrics. I also lost the piping under the yoke and in its place i added some leather scalloping trim that i cut with my scalloping shears.
I have so many variations of this pattern that i want to make ill probably be still experimenting with it in 2 years, but i love it. Its amazingly simple to make and so easy to customize. I have only been sewing for 8 months and all the instructions were so well laid out it was a breeze to make.
This purse was made from a bright canary yellow table cloth that i found in a thrift store. It was in beautiful condition and only cost €2 (i think i used half for this purse). The top half was made using black corduroy and the straps and scalloping trim were white leatherette.
I also used wadding, vilene s250 interfacing, self cover buttons and a really long zipper. The lining of the bag is a white cotton.
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