Button Flashbacks Purse

comments (2) June 11th, 2009 in gallery     

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Button encrusted purse.
Button encrusted handbag.
Button encrusted purse.

Button encrusted purse.

This purse project was designed for my students who did not know how to sew on the sewing machine, but wanted to make something creative.

Timtex was cut out in either a rectangular or round shape, then covered in fabric. The buttons are stitched randomly over the front of the purse. Both sides of the purse are covered with buttons.The sections of the purse are then sewn together, and a handle added to the top.

This is a great way to use all of those loose and one of a kind buttons that you have lying around in jars and boxes.

Pattern or design used: My own design - Christen Brown
posted in: gallery, fabric, thread, vintage, purse, other fiber, alternative, embellishing

Comments (2)

1creativeone writes: Timtex is a product that is similar to interfacing because it adds body to the piece. It is used in baseball caps and such. It is about 1/8" or so thick. Try your local quilt store for the product.
Posted: 10:12 am on June 19th
sewingtears writes: what is Timetex ? please elaberate! is it foe vinal or some form of canvas
Posted: 9:37 am on June 17th
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