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
3 Reviews
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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Perfect for DIYers

User Review  - mommyluv - Overstock.com

A great book for those of use who prefer to sew as we go. No real patterns but easy simple instructions and diagrams just what I like. Each project can be altered to suit your needs and tastes easily. Also some great tips for beginners and seasoned sewers. Read full review

Looks like fun

User Review  - carolcrocker92 - Overstock.com

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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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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