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Pleather owl bag

Added Jan 10, 2010

by nojallakuutamo

Zagreb, Croatia






I saw Staciegrissom’s Kate Spade owl bag few weeks ago. I liked how she used old leather scraps to renew that bag so I decided to make one for myself. But, I didn’t wanted to take an existing bag, so I made a new one for a base. I have some pleather scraps (my mom worked in furniture industry) so I chose brownish colors for this beast.

This bag is cca 20 cm’s long. On the upper side is one brown zipper and two handles – I wanted to make it kinda granny-type. The biggest problem are the eyes. I was looking for a spheric button with black glassy effect that would kinda imitate night glow in the all-seeing owl’s eye, but I couldn’t find none. I went to few button stores and searched the boxes filled with buttons at home, but found none that would suit me.
These buttons (brown leather) are attached as a temporary solution, cause I can’t look at this birdie without huge staring eyes :)

EDIT: I have found almost perfect buttons for eyes. Check out the second pic :)

Material Notes

Pleather (eco-friendly leather).
Leather buttons.




Garment Type
Bohemian, Casual, Geek, Vintage
Leather/Fur, Other


Staciegrissom's Kate Spade owl bag
My mom

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    Feb 13, 2011, 01.04 PMby baka-pepica

    super je… odlicna

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    Jan 15, 2010, 03.29 AMby mixedchick

    so cute! the shape of the bag is perfect for an owl! :)

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    Jan 13, 2010, 01.09 AMby seussian

    very cool :) God bless,:)

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    Jan 11, 2010, 07.14 AMby nojallakuutamo

    Thank you for your kind words and favs :)

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    Jan 11, 2010, 01.53 AMby calicocouture

    So cute! I love it. Could you maybe paint buttons for the eyes?

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      Jan 11, 2010, 07.14 AMby nojallakuutamo

      Not, for now.

      This is only a temporary solution. When I see better ones, that would suit better, they will be replaced immediately :)

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    Jan 10, 2010, 08.31 PMby Mariah !

    This is AMAZING! I love it so much I can’t even put it in to words!

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    Jan 10, 2010, 08.30 PMby lovelybones

    i absolutly am in love with this very cool :)

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