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Tired of seeing other people with the same purchases as you? Try this!
I had lots of shopper bags from my brothers old printing business...I have lots of buttons...And a pet hate of seeing people with the same bags/clothes(etc) as me...!

Posted by Laura R. from Manchester, England, United Kingdom • Published See Laura R.'s 29 projects »
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  • How to make an embellished tote. Personalising A Tote Shopping Bag - Step 1
    Step 1

    Choose the buttons, I went for a PINK theme!

  • How to make an embellished tote. Personalising A Tote Shopping Bag - Step 2
    Step 2

    Get your bag laid out flat and draw lightly your shape.
    This acted as a guide for my sewing - I didn't have the confidence to sew them free hand.

  • How to make an embellished tote. Personalising A Tote Shopping Bag - Step 3
    Step 3

    I chose a light pink thread to contrast the darker pink buttons...

  • How to make an embellished tote. Personalising A Tote Shopping Bag - Step 4
    Step 4

    The finished shape!

  • How to make an embellished tote. Personalising A Tote Shopping Bag - Step 5
    Step 5

    Accessorised with a pink ribbon!

  • How to make an embellished tote. Personalising A Tote Shopping Bag - Step 6
    Step 6

    Plus another 2 on the bottom of the handles to carry the pink theme on.

  • How to make an embellished tote. Personalising A Tote Shopping Bag - Step 7
    Step 7

    This is another one I tried with some green buttons I had

  • How to make an embellished tote. Personalising A Tote Shopping Bag - Step 8
    Step 8

    Quite cute don't you think?

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