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Quilted Handbag

Added Dec 14, 2007

by sewnmemaw62

Danville, Virgin...






I found this pattern while surfing online from a tinyhappy tutorial.It was very easy to make,however I modified it by trimming off an inch on each side of the body to make it more square.I made a paper pattern and cut the bag out of an old comforter I was no longer using,so it was already quilted.I added some extra quilting seams to it to make it more sturdy.
The lining is cotton poly blend,burgandy in color to match the fabric on the bag. I also attached a quilted pocket to the lining for the inside of the bag.
The trim is from an old thrift shop shirt I didn’t like.I sewed it to front and back of the bag(before it was sewed together)
This was one of the easiest bag patterns I’ve ever used as it is all one piece,just sew the two together,add the lining and there’s your bag!I made 3 of these so far but like the quilted one the best.
I hope you enjoy my creation.
Happy Crafting!

Material Notes

an old comforter
cotton poly blend fabric
trim from old shirt





tinyhappy tutorial and my creative mind!

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    Feb 1, 2009, 02.01 PMby fantzypantz

    Nice job! Are you still making bags? would love to share ideas with you as I make bags from reclaimed fabrics and findings

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    Dec 28, 2008, 09.56 AMby hellokatie

    This is so cute! very detailed. Do you have a link for the pattern? If not, no worries but it is very cute and i would like to make one for myself :D

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