Make great designer look-alike bags. In her amazing how-to book, Handbag Workshop, Anna Mazur lets the cat out of the bag and tells all. In her inimitable style, Anna divulges little-known details for sewing 18 gorgeous bags. You know, the kind you drool over in specialty shops. Darling wristlets, swanky carryalls, classy clutches in sumptuous leather, suede, alligator, and snakeskin - faux and genuine – they’re all here, just waiting for you!
An entire course in the art and craft of handbag making. Beginning with Bag Anatomy 101, you’ll be treated to a fun introduction to the basics that includes understanding handbag shapes, choosing materials, and all the essential supplies you will need. Anna, a long-time contributor to Threads magazine, is known for her clear and concise instruction and that is fully evident here. Handbag Workshop is designed to inspire and instruct crafters of all abilities and it is easy to navigate with complete chapters dedicated to beginner, intermediate, and advanced projects.
Expert techniques and can’t-miss directions. Handbag Workshops provides an unprecedented look at how the bags you love are made from scratch. You get expert guidance from beginning to end with:
- Over 600 beautiful, instructional photographs and 90 illustrations
- Sewing basics and must-know construction techniques
- A range of patterns in all the latest, most-wanted styles
With Handbag Workshops, you can end up with the perfect handbag. Not only that, you can actually make one in every style – without spending a fortune.