The Decorated Bag is the quintessential guide to decorating gorgeous and practical bags for every occasion-from a velvet purse encrusted with crystals and lined with faux fur, to a casual tote covered in a profusion of buttons.
- 50 original designs for stunning decorated bags, inspired by designer originals.
- Clear step-by-step directions to make each fashionable bag, suited to all skill levels, especially the beginner.
- Over 175 beautiful images, art, patterns, and photographs that show every dazzling bag and the way to achieve the same results.
The Decorated Bag is a fun, stylish collection of 25 "must-have" bags inspired by the look of designer originals. Shown in full-page color photographs, purses, envelopes, totes, and shoulder bags are accompanied by simple, step-by-step directions. Most of the designs are created by embellishing inexpensive store-bought bags, but patterns for sewing four popular styles are also included. From a velvet purse with a faux leopard lining and shimmering rhinestones to a casual knitted tote decorated with vintage buttons, The Decorated Bag presents an array of stylish bags for every occasion.