* dotty bag rescue

Posted on August 20th, 2006 by maitreya. Filed under Sewing/Fabric Crafts.

The bag I got from Little Purl of the Orient for backtack II got ripped. I felt really bad since is was such nice materials and so well constructed, so I decided to try to save it. I was able to salvage two nice rectangular pieces (with interior pockets intact!) and resewed them together into this cool geometric bag. There’s tight zigzag stitch around the handle and the top edge, which really adds some nice extra structure. I’m very happy with it. It’s like a whole new bag!


8 Responses to “dotty bag rescue”

  1. Siow Chin Says:

    I like how you refashioned it, your new bag’s cool!

  2. macati Says:

    This bag looks very cool indeed! good work, manela

  3. Bronwen Says:

    I love it. Well saved.

  4. Melissa Says:

    Great bag and lovely fabric!

  5. kelly Says:

    oh! so sad it got torn, but so great that you were able to salvage it and turn it into such a cute, new bag! well done!

  6. Melissa Says:

    That’s wonderful that you could recreate your bag. It looks great!

  7. Kristin R Says:

    Oh, that’s really good for a salvaged bag! good job!


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