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Simply Sensational Bags: How to Stitch & Embellish Handbags, Totes & Satchels

Authors: Mcgehee, Linda
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: CRA009000, DES005000, CRA035000
ISBN: 9781440219627, Related ISBNs: 0873418484, 1440219621, 9780873418485, 9781440219627
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 128,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Create Fabulous Bags with Simple Techniques

Distinctive handbags and totes have long been a passion of renowned designer Linda McGehee. In Simple Sensational Bags, Linda shares her secrets for making and embellishing dozens of innovative new designs without spending hours at the sewing machine. Linda's cleverly embellished creations incorporate many popular techniques including decorative stitching, piecing, applique and trims, pockets, piping, and more.

With her easy, friendly style, Linda teaches the basics of bag construction, straps, pockets, and decorative embellishment. The book showcases dozens of extraordinary bags. Projects include a zipper cosmetic bag, lingerie and sweater bag, shoe tote, and a variety of handbags.

   •  Simple techniques to transform plain bags into spectacular works of art
   •  Easy-to-follow instructions for making and decorating bags
   •  Detailed discussions of straps, pockets, and finishing touches
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