Sew What! Bags: 18 Pattern-Free Projects You Can Customize to Fit Your Needs

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Storey Publishing, Feb 4, 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 152 pages
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From daypacks for hiking to everyday grocery totes, bags are an essential accessory for life on the go. In this inspiring guide, Lexie Barnes shows you how to create handmade bags that provide customized functionality while showcasing your own personal style. With step-by-step instructions for 18 pattern-free projects that include drawstring sacks, handbags, and messenger bags, Barnes encourages you to experiment with bold fabrics, hand-picked materials, and purpose-tailored dimensions to create fashionably unique bags that are suitable for your individual needs. 

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User Review  - carolcrocker92 -

I havent made anything out of it yet but Ive read it and looking forward to getting started. My daughter is 12 and just getting started with sewing so she will be able to do some of these things with very little help. Read full review

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User Review  - kcbear - LibraryThing

This book is amazing! Instead of giving strict patterns, it teaches you to create and customize your own, which is perfect for the world of bags, where most things are just rectangles anyway. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Lexie Barnes, a self-taught designer and the creator of a successful line of women’s handbags and accessories, is the author of Sew What! Bags and Sew Up a HomeMakeover. She brings her fun sense of style to every design she creates, and her craft bags have received rave reviews from BUST, Vogue Knitting, Adorn, and Knitty

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