Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Tutorial - How to Make a Bag with Placemats

It takes only two placemats to make this bag

Upcycled Bag Tutorial at Lcartera Blog
"This cute magazine size tote bag, is well worth the effort. The lesson I’ve learned is that arranging the proper color coordination with contrasting fabrics can make, or break your design. With only two placemats in this color palate, made me a little nervous. I knew that I couldn’t afford any mistakes while creating, cutting, or designing.  Relying only on your imagination is not easy. Upcycled, repurposed, reuse of, or just plain old recycled materials are the textiles of choice this month. I’m not saying that next month won’t include these textiles, but there will be some variety. I haven’t started to explore my fabric arsenal options yet".... Read more