Synopses & Reviews
Create a fantastic collection of handmade bags in a wide range of shapes and styles, from handbags to tote bags. All are simple to make and can be individually tailored to suit your own color scheme and taste to create a truly unique bag. Organized by the type of bag and handle used, Simply Stylish Bags
include bags with many different handle styles which makes customizing the look of each bag a breeze. Each project has clear step-by-step instructions, full size patterns or enlargeable templates, and detailed photographs. Although some previous sewing experience is helpful the technique section provides enough detailed information to help the absolute beginner through the basic skills needed and, at the same time, provides a refresher course to the more experienced.
With designs for eighteen stunning bags ranging from the practical polka-dotted tote bag for everyday use, to a corduroy work bag large enough to carry your knitting needles and yarn, to a beaded silk bridesmaid bag, Simply Stylish Bags has so many different designs to choose from it is sure to please every stylish sewer.
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About the Author
DOROTHY WOOD is a highly skilled designer with a contemporary approach. She is a regular contributor to stitching magazines and is the author of Quick & Easy Wire Jewelry and Creative Ideas with Hardanger.