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Japanese Handbag #11

Added Dec 25, 2014

by Ellen Hatteland

Nedre Vats, Norway






This is another pattern from my Japanese handbag book. Even if the pattern is in Japanese it’s easy to understand. I made a little pocket for the phone and a pocket with zipper inside, and a small pocket outside. I bought some leather ties to use as bag-handles. I made this handbag as a birthday present for a girl and I hope she will like it :)

Material Notes

Cotton fabric, thick stabilizer and cotton baby check gingham for the inside.




Garment Type
Cotton, Leather/Fur

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    Dec 28, 2014, 02.49 AMby velvetribbon

    What a cute bag!! Love the fabric and summery color. Nice work, Ellen! :)

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      Dec 28, 2014, 12.31 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thank you very much Hana! Yeah, it’s great for summer :)

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    Dec 27, 2014, 09.40 PMby izbott

    Its a perfect gift for a girl. She is going to love it. I really like the handles. It so professional.

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    Dec 27, 2014, 12.05 AMby becia

    Very nice design and lovely colors. Beata

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      Dec 27, 2014, 11.57 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thank you very, very much Beata! :)

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    Dec 26, 2014, 03.44 AMby rita61

    Great bag!!!!! Nice combination of colours and design.

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      Dec 26, 2014, 11.10 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      Oh, you are so sweet! Thanks a lot Rita! :)

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    Dec 26, 2014, 03.35 AMby cur-jargon

    what a great bag, Ellen…she will love it! I really like how you put the bag together with the fabrics and appreciate the stitch details at the top of the pleats and base of the handles! – curry

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      Dec 26, 2014, 11.09 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thank you very much for your encouraging words Curry! I really appreciate your lovely comments! Cheers to you! :)

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    Dec 25, 2014, 11.57 PMby Mary Athey

    Ellen this is one gorgeous handbag , I love everything about it from the design to the fabric, bravo x

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      Dec 26, 2014, 11.06 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      You are such a sweety! Thanks Mary! :)

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    Dec 25, 2014, 11.06 PMby floralgirl

    So cute and so bright. I love daisies and I love orange. I would use this myself. Received floral Fossil bag from my daughter for Christmas

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      Dec 26, 2014, 11.04 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      Oh, that’s terrific – Lucky you! I do love bright colors as you can see – and that’s makes me Happy ;-)

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    Dec 25, 2014, 06.34 PMby billiethekid

    It looks like spring! I’m sure the girl will like her present :)

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      Dec 25, 2014, 10.30 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thank you very much! I hope it will be refreshing in the winter :-)

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    Dec 25, 2014, 04.41 PMby nrobson

    Cute, love the roomy pleats and inner storage xx

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      Dec 25, 2014, 10.29 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thanks Nadia! Girls always like handbags with many pockets… ;-)

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    Dec 25, 2014, 04.30 PMby Zsuzso

    Don’t worry your friend will love it.

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    Dec 25, 2014, 02.44 PMby liliv-1

    oh, that’s so lovely.

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