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Gorgeous upcycled tweed tote

Gorgeous upcycled tweed tote

This week I am delighted to be guest blogging over at onthecuttingfloor with a tutorial for this gorgeous tweed bag.

You know me, how I  love to uypcycle. This bag is created from a tweed pleated skirt, a hundred percent wool. I started by unpicking all the pleats and removing the waist band, its amazing how much fabric is hidden in the pleats

Tweed tote bag by Vicky Myers creations

This beautifully soft fabric has fusible fleece added to create the great cute shape of the bag.

pin lining

 

Bag in the making – sewing the lining and the main bag together – always crunch point. Have I sewn each seam with the same seam allowance, will it fit!

 

tweed tote bag

 

Gorgeous though the bag is I felt it could do with some embellishment so I created a removable felt flower brooch to wear on the bag or your jacket.

 

Recycled Tweed Bag Tutorial Vicky Myers Creations

 

This bag is perfect for your wallet, mobile, hairbrush, notepad, tablet! Its amazing what a skirt and sheet can be transformed into:) You can download the tutorial Tweed Tote Bag instructions.

Interested in just how many items can be made from one skirt?? I had a go here.

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elaine

Wednesday 10th of August 2016

where can i find the tutorial to make the tweed tote bag

Vicky

Thursday 11th of August 2016

My apologies, I'm not sure what happened to the link. Click here

Eline @ Pasta & Patchwork

Monday 2nd of February 2015

I love it Vicky! The brooch definitely completes it, though I love the pretty lining too.

Vicky

Monday 2nd of February 2015

Thanks Eline, have to admit the lining was a great thrifty find in the charity shop:)

Vickie

Thursday 29th of January 2015

I love this it's so pretty! Makes me want to look for a tweed skirt!

Mummy Fever

Thursday 29th of January 2015

How gorgeous - my daughter would love that #thriftythursday

Gina Caro

Thursday 29th of January 2015

You are so clever. The bag is lovely! Thank you for joining in with this weeks #ThriftyThursday

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