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Smock your Bag up

Added Jul 31, 2010

by ninaribena

Canberra, Australia




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I used a broad black and white striped fabric to create the oversized (read: lazy) smocked sample of fabric, which I decided to turn into a handbag. It’s such a bold statement piece and quite sculptural.

Material Notes

Cotton stripe fabric from Ikea!
Chunky box chain.




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Bohemian, Evening Wear, Mod, Preppy

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    Aug 2, 2010, 11.27 PMby marloncosta


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    Aug 2, 2010, 09.14 PMby tamezdc

    Gorgeous bag!!!

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    Aug 1, 2010, 05.56 PMby lunachick

    That is really exquisite!! Great work. :D

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    Aug 1, 2010, 12.56 PMby ninaribena

    Wow, thank you so much all! xx

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    Aug 1, 2010, 11.47 AMby libra-s

    This is very creative and gorgeous! well done!

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    Aug 1, 2010, 09.46 AMby nikotina

    elegant stylish and so so pretty ,i can think of so many outfits which would be complimented by this bag.

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    Jul 31, 2010, 05.54 PMby lala86

    great piece of design!! congrats on a beautiful job!!!

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    Jul 31, 2010, 05.05 PMby ghainskom

    me lovey

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    Jul 31, 2010, 02.27 PMby anajan

    Gorgeous! I’ve been obsessed with origami details lately, and your bag is so insipirational. Beautiful work, well done!

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    Jul 31, 2010, 02.11 PMby peaches2218

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS! I have seen so many things done with that Ikea stripe, and this tops them all. It looks sooooo much more elegant than I ever thought that fabric could!

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    Jul 31, 2010, 11.42 AMby jodieclark


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    Jul 31, 2010, 10.38 AMby ninaribena

    Thank you so much ladies! xx

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    Jul 31, 2010, 10.35 AMby ajtak7171

    That is a piece of art! Congratulations!

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    Jul 31, 2010, 10.30 AMby Lucia Rotundu

    The bag is very beautiful and it has a special and unique pattern!!

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    Jul 31, 2010, 10.22 AMby red-lia

    That’s really a striking piece! Love it!

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