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Big Buckle Clutch Bag

I may not be making one each week, but I’m still continuing with my Handbag Series, this clutch bag is inspired by a Fendi bag from 2001! I was drawn to the detail and colour of this bag, it was covered in beads and had bold stitched flowers on it. I used a sequin mix…… Continue reading Big Buckle Clutch Bag

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A Stunning Book Style Designer Gift Bag

Hi everyone, today I’m sharing #9 of my Hand Bag/Gift Bag series. This Book Style bag is inspired by a 1990’s Jean Paul Gaultier leather bag. I think this is my favourite style from this series so far! This is for a 40th Birthday, so I embossed the sentiment to look like the title of…… Continue reading A Stunning Book Style Designer Gift Bag

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#8 Pretty Faceted Gift Bag

Hi everyone, today I’m sharing Gift Bag number 8 of my Handbag Series. This faceted style is inspired by a Comtesse bag from 1990. This is a great sized gift bag with a pretty bow fastening at the top I added some faux metal corners using silver card which I think finishish the bag perfectly.…… Continue reading #8 Pretty Faceted Gift Bag

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Double Drawer Travel Gift Bag

Hi everyone, this week I’ve shared Gift bag number 7 of my Handbag Series. This gift bag is inspired by a 1905 Travel bag and also a 1940 handbag which was designed to hold a gas mask in the drawer below. I can see this being decorated with Christmas papers and filled with festive gifts…… Continue reading Double Drawer Travel Gift Bag

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Stylish Side Split Gift Bag

Hi everyone, here’s gift bag number 6 for my Handbag Series. This Side Split gift bag is inspired by a Louis Vuitton Cluny bag from 1990! I loved the croc print in the leather of this bag, so I used an animal print card that I had in my stash. The side detail is something…… Continue reading Stylish Side Split Gift Bag

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Flap over Gift Bag

Hi everyone, today I’m sharing gift bag number 4 of my Handbag Series. This Double Flap Over Bag was inspired by a Valentino Garavani leather handbag from 2001! This gift bag is more slimline and would be great for holding a book or a box of chocolates. You can fold it flat if you like…… Continue reading Flap over Gift Bag

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Round Barrel Style Gift Bag

Hi everyone, for this weeks Handbag Series project I’ve made this cool Barrel Style Gift Bag. I was inspired by a Louis Vuitton version from 1998! I’ve left this quite simple, but I plan to personalise this and maybe add a flower to it when I decide to gift it to a friend. I added…… Continue reading Round Barrel Style Gift Bag

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Unusual Drawstring Gift Bag

Hi everyone, I’m back with #2 of my Gift bag Series. This Drawstring style bag is inspired by a Cartier version from the 1930’s! Of course mine isn’t made of Antelope skin and gilded eighteen-karat gold like that one, but I think it still looks lovely.  I made 2 styles and give you the measurements to…… Continue reading Unusual Drawstring Gift Bag

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Stylish Safari Style Gift Bag

Hi everyone, I’m back with number 2 of my Handbag Series, this series has been really well received and I’m so pleased that many of you are looking forward to it. I was inspired by a brown leather Marc Jacobs handbag from 2002. This is a great size and will fit some lovely gifts inside.…… Continue reading Stylish Safari Style Gift Bag

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Unusual Accordion Gift Bag

Hi everyone, I’ve decided to start a new Gift bag Series. I plan to work my way through this wonderful book and recreate the designer bags into paper gift bags. First up is the unusual Accordion Gift Bag. The bag neatly folds down and held together with a top flap and hook and loop fastening.…… Continue reading Unusual Accordion Gift Bag