The Bag Making Bible

The Bag Making Bible : The Complete Guide to Sewing and Customizing Your Own Unique Bags

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Introduces, explains and demonstrates the myriad materials, hardware, tools and techniques available to the modern crafter, including using the sewing machine. Each fully illustrated chapter ends with a unique, step-by-step project that builds the ultimate handbag wardrobe, with tips for customisation. Full size patterns on a separate pull-out section allow readers to get started right away - no photocopying or enlarging more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 208 x 276 x 18mm | 699.99g
  • Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 071533624X
  • 9780715336243
  • 28,263

About Lisa Lam

Lisa Lam is a London College of Fashion graduate and the founder and owner of - an online store specializing in bag-making supplies. She is a prolific bag designer and regular contributor to craft magazines. Lisa's blog is followed by thousands of crafters who admire both her passion and the quality of her bag-making advice, and you can also find her on Facebook, Twitter (@uhandbag) and Flickr. Lisa lives in Brighton, more

Table of contents

Foreword by Amy Butler; Introduction; Basic Equipment; The Sewing Machine; The Anatomy of a Bag; 1 Getting Started; Make it... The Versatile Book Bag; 2 Choosing Fabrics; Make it... The Reversible Bucket Bag; 3 Structure and Reinforcement; Make it... The Cocktail Ruffle Clutch; 4 Linings; Make it... The Organized Office Bag; 5 Closures; Make it... The Oversized Fashionista Bag; 6 Handles and Straps; Make it... The Great Getaway Bag; 7 Pockets; Make it... The Multi-Tasking Tote; 8 Edgings and Trimmings; Make it... The Piping-Hot Hobo; Construction; Suppliers; About the Author; Index; Pull-Out Pattern more

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