July 22, 2011

Corina's Denim Bag

I made another denim bag out of a girl's overall dress.  
This time I made it for my sister Corina.  
It's basically the same bag as the Chic Denim Bag but with slight differences to make it a unique bag for my sister.

Here is what the dress looked like before it took on the role of a bag. 
I loved the bib of the dress.  It made a nice pocket.
I also made a belt to match the inside.  
I used the metal hardware (D ring?) from the dress for this.
There were two instances where I could not get my sewing machine needle to go through; I broke 3 needles trying.  So I used heavy duty hot glue instead.   
I used it here ...
and here. I stitched the strap with the red thread to give it the "sewn" look but then hot glued it to the bag. You can't tell that it's glued on. 
I didn't have to do anything to the straps; they are already attached on the back.
Now, I got to go and make the Racheal Bag...yeah, my other sister wants on too.


Jill said...

I love this bag! Great upcycle of the denim dress!

Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
Hope you have a great week!
Jill @ Creating my way to Success

Wendy said...

This is fab! I love the belt that you made, it really sets the bag off.

Connie said...

What a great bag! Denim can be real hard on needles, love the straps.

Christine said...

How fun! I love making denim bags too. Yours is so cute, I love the belt on it.

Jill said...

Just thought I'd let you know I featured this bag on my facebook page!:)

Jill @ Creating my way to Success

Brynn said...

How adorable! Love that the fabric belt matches the lining inside the bag!

Desiree @ The 36th Avenue said...

Love it!

I'd love for you to share this at my link party!

Mami Made It said...

Cool project! Love it!

Beth@Wiccan Make Some Too said...

Love it! Love the pocket & the belt. So wickedly cute. Following your blog now.I would love for you to show this off at my Wickedly Crafty Saturdays! http://wiccanmakesometoo.blogspot.com/2011/07/wickedly-crafty-saturdays.html

Michelle said...

Love the lining with the matching belt. The pocket is super cute too! Thanks for linking up with DIY under $5!

Sarah @ This Crazy Blessed Life said...

Yay!! You linked up more :) Thanks for linking!

Desiree @ The 36th Avenue said...

One word for you: STICKER!

I just want to let you know that I'll be featuring your bag today on my blog...

Thank you so much for sharing!

Seamingly Smitten said...

Ooh cute one!!! Thanks for linking!
Seamingly Smitten

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