Category Archives: Purses

Patchy Boho Sling Bag Tutorial

The Patchy Boho Sling Bag is what prompted this series of tutorials.  After completion of the foundation piecing, the bag is constructed in the same manner as the Boho Sling Bag. The simple construction makes this a great beginner sewing … Continue reading

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Boho Sling Bag Tutorial: Using “Fat Quarters”

The fabrics available in Fat Quarter cuts are just beautiful…just too nice to pass up! One simple seam allows them to be used in the Boho Sling Bag. Use the same pattern used to cut the other Boho Bag pieces. … Continue reading

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Boho Sling Bag Tutorial

The Boho Sling Bag – plain or fancy.  A sewing project for everyone – regardless of their sewing pedigree or experience! The Boho Sling Bag seems to be fairly popular among those that could form the next generation of needle-artists.  … Continue reading

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Simple Boho Sling Bag

My niece requested a bag “kinda like” this one, “but in purple and turquoise”. This is the result.  Tutorial here. Many of these boho bags – in a variety of colors – can be seen slung over shoulders. They also … Continue reading

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Another Destashification Prom Purse

This Prom Purse was the Original Destashification Prom Purse.  Fabrics and trims from The Stash were combined in this prototype. The brown/blue/yellow colorway was inspired by one of the fabrics and the rest just fell into place. After it was … Continue reading

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The Purse d’Resistance – Stash Couture

A Stash Couture summer handbag – with embellishment for fun! The Stash provided the fabric, the embellishments and even the snaps! The pattern was a modified Indygo Junction Streetcar Bag.  The flap just called out for embellishment – and the … Continue reading

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Stash Couture Prom Purse

Beautiful Dress, Beautiful Daughter, Beautiful Shoes… But the Prom Purse, small and lightweight – just a cell phone, the ticket, and make-up for the touch ups, – is a true necessity for such an event. The dress was navy, the … Continue reading

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The Destashification Make-Up Bag: Finishing Touches

Another zipper, a few seams and the Make-Up Bag is done! Part X (I lost count) The Zipper: 1.  Find the center point of the longer zipper (lengthwise).  Mark it with a pin. 2.  Match the zipper centerpoint with the … Continue reading

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Destashification Make-Up Bag, Part 3: The ZIPPER!

 Z-I-P-P-E-R A great scrabble word. But putting one in a project can stop some needleartists in mid-seam!  The second side of the lining of the Destashification Make-Up Bag has a zippered pocket. But relax…it is sewn in without basting, tears, … Continue reading

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Stash Couture Goes Green!..and Blue, and Yellow, and…

They can hold a week’s worth of groceries, they are washable, they are re-usable…  Introducing the Stash Couture Market Bags!   Go Green and Go Stash Couture! Fabric for the bag bodies is upholstery or drapery weight. Pockets are of … Continue reading

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