This fantastic new book from bestselling author Debbie Shore contains 24 projects: 12 bags and 12 matching purses. Choose from flowery patchwork totes, backpacks with faux leather detailing, clasp-top clutches, cute floral messenger bags, practical folder holders and a stylish business travel bag, all complete with a matching purse. Each purse is made in the same style and from the same fabric as its corresponding bag - mix and match the bags and purses or make yourself the pair.
Each item requires no more than half a yard of outer fabric, plus all the necessary hardware, trimmings and lining. All the instructions you need are provided in Debbie's clear, friendly style, along with inspiring, easy-to-follow photography, and any templates required are included at full size. There are also QR-coded video links, providing additional support and advice from Debbie.
Debbie Shore started her career as a children's television presenter and since then has appeared regularly on television both as an actress and selling products on a shopping channel. Debbie has also hosted live fashion shows with a major fashion store, produces her own range of instructional DVDs and writes for several popular sewing magazines. She is now a bestselling author and has written 12 books for Search Press, with several more underway. Debbie was voted Sewing Designer of the Year in the Immediate Media British Craft Awards 2017. She lives in Lincolnshire. Visit her website www.debbieshoresewing.com.
8 Introduction 10 10 tips for the complete beginner 11 Sewing kit 15 Before you start 24 The Projects 26 Casual Tassel Bag 31 Casual Tassel Purse 34 All Decked Out Bag 38 All Decked Out Purse 40 Girl About Town Bag 44 Girl About Town Purse 48 Miss Messenger Bag 54 Mini Miss Messenger Purse 58 Working Girl Tote 64 Working Girl Wallet 68 First Class Caddy 74 First Class Passport Wallet 78 Ladies' Day Bag 83 Ladies' Day Purse 86 Cocktail Hour Bag 90 Cocktail Hour Purse 94 Crafty Girl's Folder 98 Crafty Girl's Purse 104 Blooming Marvellous Tote 108 Blooming Marvellous Purse 112 Twisted Threads Bag 116 Twisted Threads Purse 120 Girl on the Go Bag 125 Girl on the Go Purse 128 Index and templates