If you’re a sewing lover and in fact you make your own clothes, it’s more than probably that you’ve wanted to make your own accessories and maybe, just in that moment, you have been wondering how. Technical aspects aside, in this post I’ll try to explain you all the knowledge I’ve been collecting as a crafter for years, making bags for me first and later to sell. All that I’ve been experimenting and discovering to help you growing your skills and stimulate your creativity.
FLEXIBLE REINFORCEMENTS: Sometimes when you make a bag, once finished, it doesn’t look as you imagined. When you put something inside it looses its shape and spoil the design. You can try to reinforce it then, just adding a double external fabric or with a stiffener between the external fabric and the lining with the materials I propose next.(more…)