My Bling Bling Stud Purse

Added Mar 22, 2011

by angelical

Århus, Denmark

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Description

So, this was my first time working with a purse frame, and I think it went ok, besides the fact that I had unremovable glue all over the place, and that the leather was a pain to work with. And I don’t really trust my glue to hold on for long. Hmmm. But I will try it again, in a more purse-friendly fabric and with better glue.

The shell is made of purple, synthetic leather, and the lining of hot pink cotton with white polka dots. There are 3 shades of rhinestuds on one side of the purse: purple, acid yellow and gold. The other side has no rhinestuds on it.

I made the 2 chains with the glass prisms as well, using chain, prisms and some big, silver rings. Easy enough. I also made a matching keyring for my bff. She likes it very much.

For the purse I used this tutorial, but made the corners round:
http://u-handbag.typepad.com/uhandblog/2006/12/purse_frames_de.html

My original drawing features a leather strap and a tassel, but I liked it better without.

Material Notes

Purple, synthetic leather, pink cotton, metal frame, 3 shades of rhinestuds (90 in total), rhinestuds applicator, silver chain, silver rings, acrylic prisms, a keyring, thread

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Accessories
Style
Ethnic, Grunge, Punk, Rock
Material
Cotton, Leather/Fur

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  • Meg_large

    Nov 12, 2011, 06.48 AMby madebymeg

    love it!

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    Mar 23, 2011, 04.43 AMby pink-cornelia

    it came out really lovely, love the rhinestones, they look so pretty with that purply color.

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      Mar 23, 2011, 10.00 AMby angelical

      Thank you, they took forever to put on. I might ad a few more later on, though.

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