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"Royal" handbag
For the wedding I needed handbag to fit my leopard flats which I took with me cause I was wearing killer high-heels :D

Posted by Lesti M. from Vilnius, Vilnius County, Lithuania • Published See Lesti M.'s 28 projects »
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  • How to make a clutch. Handbag - Step 1
    Step 1

    First I took a pair of old leather pants and cut of one leg.

  • How to make a clutch. Handbag - Step 2
    Step 2

    Evened out the ends and made it just the right size for my flats to fit.

  • How to make a clutch. Handbag - Step 3
    Step 3

    Found a really nice design, printed it out, cut out of paper and transfered the image onto the leather using white chalk.

  • How to make a clutch. Handbag - Step 4
    Step 4

    Then cut out design from leather. As it was a faux leather I used simple scissors. It took quite the time and patience ;)

  • How to make a clutch. Handbag - Step 5
    Step 5

    Took some extra fabric from the dress (which I also made myself). Using hot glue gun glued dangly design bits to it and sewn this material with leather (I used sewing machine).

  • How to make a clutch. Handbag - Step 6
    Step 6

    Then added chunky zipper ad few embellishments.
    Although I am thinking of doing some more sewing on it, but as I didn't have time, went to the wedding like that :)

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