General Crafting,  Sewing

Off the Crafty Deep End

I was doing a bunch of little jobs down in the studio today, when I come across a sweater of TJ’s that I accidentally felted a while back. (As a side note – seriously? I am a knitter. How could I not wash that sweater properly?)

So, rather than just throw it out, I thought I would make a handbag with it.

I used an old belt that I had broken to make the handle for it.

For the inside, to keep it stable with all my purse junk, I lined it with some leftover denim I had.

I originally only had the one snap on the knit part, but I wanted a bit more stability so I put a magnetic clasp on the denim part.

I haven’t decided if it is neat or if I have just fallen off the crafty deep end!


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