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Hack That Tote! - Mix & Match Elements to Create Your Perfect Bag - cover

Hack That Tote! - Mix & Match Elements to Create Your Perfect Bag

Mary Abreu

Publisher: Stash Books

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“A terrific book for the beginner bag maker and anyone looking for fairly quick and easy bag projects” —from a wine-bottle bag to a zip-top purse (Homespun). 
 
One pattern . . . infinite looks! With simple tweaks, you can reinvent the basic tote 11 ways, sewing useful projects like a backpack, messenger bag, laundry duffle, and stylish cross-body purse. Create your perfect carryall by adding pockets, leather handles, fabric straps and tabs, O-rings, snap hooks, purse frames, and more for endless variety. A fabric and interfacing guide helps beginners and more experienced sewists choose the right materials every time. Just measure, mark, and cut—no printed patterns needed!Alter a basic tote 11 ways! Switch up the size, shape, pockets, straps, drawstrings, zippers, and hardware to create bags for many usesExpert tips on choosing the right fabric and interfacing for sturdy bags that look amazingEasy, dimensional cutting instructions for fast, professional results 
 
“In this beginner-friendly guide, Abreu (Modern Style for Girls) takes a basic square tote pattern and adjusts it in a variety of ways to create a wardrobe of attractive bags in different shapes and styles, from casual and functional to structured and sophisticated.” —Library Journal 
 
 
 
“Join Abreu as she takes a basic tote bag pattern and transforms it 11 different ways by varying the shape and size of her bags, as well as the detailing such as pockets, handles, and, of course, color and fabric combinations. By following Mary’s tips, you'll create professional-looking bags for yourself and friends.” —Quilter’s Companion
Available since: 09/01/2016.
Print length: 104 pages.

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