Added May 27, 2010
At the thrift store, I found a sad, gold evening purse that needed to be saved. It was tattered and torn, but the rhinestone purse frame was undamaged and had uber potential. I knew right away which fabric I’d use to revive this gem. The pleated Asian floral fabric reminds me of a fan, or paper lantern. I quite enjoyed bringing this otherwise neglected piece back to life!
Purse – Cotton backed with nylon tricot interfacing
Lining – Polyester shantung
Pattern of the Week
Let in the sun in this oversized top
Ruffles and ruching make crush-worthy tops, dresses, and skirts.
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Sew this cute style from Chanel's F/W 14 Couture Collection!
Sewing & Techniques
Introducing the Swimsuit sloper! Be the designer and creator of your own swimwear
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Martynia6's pair of lace shorts are wonderfully summery and right on trend!
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