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40 mins

Recycle a vintage skirt to a cool bag.
Made this shoulder bag of an old hippie skirt. Really easy to make and roomy enough for school or shopping.

Posted by Sanna from Växjö, Kronoberg County, Sweden • Published See Sanna's 8 projects »
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  • How to make a shoulder bag. Hippie Bag - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut out two pieces of a fabric you like. I chose the back and the front of a skirt made of a quite thick fabric. The shape of my bag looks something like this (not exactly but :P) and the size is around 40x40 cm.

  • How to make a shoulder bag. Hippie Bag - Step 2
    Step 2

    Fold and sew the top of each piece.

  • How to make a shoulder bag. Hippie Bag - Step 3
    Step 3

    Place the pieces inside out and sew them together around the edge.

  • How to make a shoulder bag. Hippie Bag - Step 4
    Step 4

    Attach a strap. For my bag I used the belt from the skirt which is a braid in the same colours as the fabric.

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Shehnaz S.
Shehnaz S.
Happy Happy
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Steph.
Steph. · Reading, England, GB · 212 projects
cool!!! and love your hair Tongue
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Carameline.
Carameline. · Roma, Queensland, AU
how to please?? Happy
you dont have to make a really detailed one
it looks sooo nice btw (:
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violetta
violetta · Temerin, Vojvodina, RS · 208 projects
oooo...love the fabric!
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