The Decorated Bag: Embellishing Handbags, Purses, and Totes

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Creative Homeowner, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 143 pages
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The Decorated Bag is a fun, stylish collection of 25 `must-have` bags inspired by the look of designer originals. Shown in full-page color photographs, purses, envelopes, totes, and shoulder bags are accompanied by simple, step-by-step directions. Most of the designs are created by embellishing inexpensive store-bought bags, but patterns for sewing four popular styles are also included. From a velvet purse with a faux leopard lining and shimmering rhinestones to a casual knitted tote decorated with vintage buttons, The Decorated Bag presents an array of stylish bags for every occasion.

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The Decorated Bag : Creating Designer Handbags, Purses, and Totes Using Embellisments

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Plain, unadorned bags aren't much fun in today's fashion world, so decorating artist Sterbenz (Instant Gratification: Cards ) provides well-illustrated, step-by-step projects for jazzing up purchased ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

Genevieve A. Sterbenz is a Manhattan-based stylist and writer whose books include "Instant Gratification: Cards, Holiday Decorations", and "The Home Spa".

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