Column translated from Dutch by Google translations
What do women have with bags anyway? Precisely. Everything. I don't have a single girlfriend who goes through life bag-less. The bag is generally a permanent fixture in a woman's life and more permanent than her partner. Men are sometimes traded in for a better version. But that bag is irreplaceable.
The quilted, elegant and easy bag is a beginner's project and you can easily make this bag in just an eve. Really! Great last minute Mothers Day Gift!
On a news feed is a message about a Chanel copycat bag for sale at Primark. Everyone on TikTok is very excited. What seems? The bag is only 6 pounds and looks like a real Chanel bag from one of the latest collections. That is quite a price difference, because an average Chanel bag easily costs about 3000 euros and the classic 2.55 more than double.
Or.... just make them yourself. An unique bag that just happens to look like a Chanel bag. A Chanel-Style bag! And the good news: two sewing patterns for free, the others for just a little bit of money!
The perfect Mothers Day Gift! And of course you can sew it yourself. This storage basket is made of fun Glamor (or Fashion) fabric. How to make this little man is actually very simple. In this blog you can read all about it and find the shopping list for this project.
The Chanel-style bag is very similar to the style icon of the Chanel bag 2.55. How can you make this bag yourself? It's less difficult than you think. The bag has the construction of a envelope bag and offers four compartments. The instructions are in the Dutch language but the photos are easy to follow.
It is not difficult to make a folding bag. Read this blog and you can see how to make this folding bag and where to buy the fabric. And the sewing pattern of course!
This time we have made a Hèrmes-Style bag. It looks fabulous, glamorous and very big, and it is. It is a big bag and ideal for a weekend or city trip. You can make it yourself if you have sewing experience. It is not a project we recommend for beginners or seamstress with little experience, but maybe with some help, it isn't that difficult.
Let's sew the most Classic Bag of all times!
The concept of a picnic blanket is often as follows: it is a nice thick blanket, you roll it up and take it with you on the back of the bike or you hang it under your backpack as a folded roll.
But this idea, originally from an old 1997 BURDA, is much better. And more chic! Fold this picnic blanket three times in length and twice in width and voila: it's a bag. How is that possible? It's quite simple: the bag is sewn to the picnic blanket! Country Chic!
The ideal bag for the garden center; a Garden Tote Bag! This is an XL shopping bag that is strong enough to transport pots with plants, and yes, also a bag of potting soil! The bag has a nylon lining and can get dirty. It is easily cleaned with a wet cloth. The bag is very useful and is fun to make.
A Beginner's Guide to Bag Making is an English-language book written by Estelle Zanatta and Marion Grandamme. The subtitle reads: 20 Classics styles explained step by step. It is an amazing book to learn to make THE classics among the bags. But despite the beautiful bags, the beautiful photos and the joy of making these bags, we do have some questions...