Simply Sensational Bags: How to Stitch & Embellish Handbags, Totes & Satchels [NOOK Book]

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Create Fabulous Bags with Simple Techniques



Distinctive handbags and totes have long been a passion of renowned designer Linda McGehee. In Simple Sensational Bags, Linda shares her secrets for making and embellishing dozens of innovative new designs without spending hours at the sewing machine. Linda's cleverly embellished creations incorporate many popular techniques including decorative stitching, piecing, applique and trims, pockets, ...

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Simply Sensational Bags: How to Stitch & Embellish Handbags, Totes & Satchels

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Overview

Create Fabulous Bags with Simple Techniques



Distinctive handbags and totes have long been a passion of renowned designer Linda McGehee. In Simple Sensational Bags, Linda shares her secrets for making and embellishing dozens of innovative new designs without spending hours at the sewing machine. Linda's cleverly embellished creations incorporate many popular techniques including decorative stitching, piecing, applique and trims, pockets, piping, and more.



With her easy, friendly style, Linda teaches the basics of bag construction, straps, pockets, and decorative embellishment. The book showcases dozens of extraordinary bags. Projects include a zipper cosmetic bag, lingerie and sweater bag, shoe tote, and a variety of handbags.



  • Simple techniques to transform plain bags into spectacular works of art


  • Easy-to-follow instructions for making and decorating bags


  • Detailed discussions of straps, pockets, and finishing touches
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440219627
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 1/15/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • File size: 18 MB
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 1, 2002

    Sewing as an Art

    Linda's use of sewing as an art form demonstrates that creativity can be used for crafting useful and practical items. Excellent photos make the construction techniques clear for a novice. And her numerous examples offer ideas for the very experienced sewer.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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