Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Building a Bag - Part 2

So I worked a bit on the bag I'm working on for Purse Palooza

I decided to work on the front which I broke into 3 parts.  The 3 parts are sewn together with a small pleat between each piece and there's hidden pocket behind one pleat.

Here is a photo of the pieces cut. The middle 3 pieces are what I worked on today.

 
 I attached a zipper to create a veritcal zipper pocket. The pocket lining is attachd to the zipper as well.
 
 

 Zipper was then hidden behind a small pleat.  My tutorial on how to do this is here
 

 
Attached bag bling purchased from Emmaline Bags
 
  
Dry fitted the other side also with a small pleat. The left side is not sewn yet, I had to stop working on the bag for the day.. boo to responsibilities..
 
 
 I have to attach the base and collar and this side will be done.  I might add some backing, haven't decide yet. 
 
The back of the bag is the same without the zipper pocket so should be easy to put together. Maybe tomorrow!

 

3 comments:

  1. Hi Nissa, I'm following the steps during the construction of your bag with interest, I really like the fabric you have chosen for the exterior and the lining of your bag, you are doing a nice job, I can not wait to see the next steps!!!!
    Marisa from
    http://passionetcouture.blogspot.ca/

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  2. Nice bling Nerissa, wink wink! Can't wait to see how it turns out. Good luck with Purse Palooza!

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