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Recycled leather Diana

Added Sep 22, 2008

by kmcrh3

Columbia, Missou...






Made this out of a thrift store leather skirt after being inspired by a Burda how to make a passport holder from a leather jacket. I ripped out the lining and quilted it using some extra batting in my craft room. I turned the skirt’s waistline into the strap. I also made it a few inches wider in hopes of having it fit my laptop, but no dice. Still nice, though! It was my first time working with leather, so some of the stitching is not as great as it should be.

Material Notes

leather skirt and its lining, batting, thread




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    Feb 19, 2011, 11.16 PMby tasallison

    very awesome use of recycled leather..the bag looks a million dollars :-)

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    Jul 9, 2010, 10.08 AMby sallyr

    This is sooo nice. Gorgeous colour. Well done for first time working with leather.

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    Sep 23, 2008, 03.31 PMby stephiaffi

    Love it!

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    Sep 22, 2008, 07.38 PMby ainglis85

    It looks like your favorite old bag! I’m not surprised it’s a hit… it’s got a cool lived-in look. great job!

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    Sep 22, 2008, 07.32 PMby kmcrh3

    Thanks to everyone for the lovely comments! I’ve been showing it off all day, and it’s been a huge hit!

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    Sep 22, 2008, 04.44 AMby rosannamcmaster

    This is gorgeous! Well done :)

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    Sep 22, 2008, 04.24 AMby mmmrphs

    What a great idea! The result is beautiful.

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    Sep 22, 2008, 04.15 AMby twoboos

    Nice work… looks great!!

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    Sep 22, 2008, 02.25 AMby auntchelle

    Not only does it look good but it’s a great recycling idea. Well done!

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    Sep 22, 2008, 02.02 AMby polychromatin

    I think it looks great :)

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    Sep 22, 2008, 01.26 AMby bola

    I really love this bag! Great colour!:)

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