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What a beautiful bag and the sewing tutorial by Havalah from Sisters, Sisters is FREE. I adore the leather and stripes and how Havalah coordinated that extra splash of color with the great fabric inside. Get the Tutorial Sewing Machine Techniques : Leather Sewing Tips When sewing leather, always use a chisel-tip leather needle, which cuts the material instead of separating the weave, and use a heavy-weight upholstery thread. Gather the right materials for sewing leather with
Sifting through a pile of clothing put aside for donations, Stephanie Saul came across this nautical polo shirt that belonged to her husband and recalled a bag she saw online earlier. Inspired by the fresh blue stripes, she created a fresh navy blue striped hobo bag that she carried as a cross-body purse. The Polo Shirt Hobo bag turned out to be a nice size and Stephanie admits she simply “eyeballed” cutting the shape of her upcycled hobo bag based on the size of the shirt