Handmade Bags in Natural Fabrics (Paperback)
Over 60 Easy-To-Make Purses, Totes and More
Tuttle Publishing, 9780804849029, 80pp.
Publication Date: March 21, 2017
List Price: 9.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.
Make your own charming purse, tote, clutch, satchel or eco tote with this fashionable bag making book. Handmade Bags in Natural Fabrics offers patterns for twenty-five basic bag styles along with sixty variations and the know-how to customize each bag to suit any style--from sweet-and innocent to minimalist to counter-culture. There is no better project for the eco-conscious crafter than a simple cloth bag. In addition to bag sewing patterns, basic sewing lessons teach the fundamentals of bag sewing:
- Hand-stitching, including French knot stitch and daisy stitch
- Lining and drawstring casing
- Corners, edges and straps
- Simple flourishes such as embroidery, applique and more
- Envelope Pouches
- Bucket Bags
- Picnic Totes
- Sacks and Carryalls
- Classic Drawstrings
About the Author
Emiko Takahashi is a graduate of the Bunka School of Fashion. Her fabric collection Emiko Takahashi Fabric Harmony is popular in Japan for its soft colors and elegant prints.