Urban Summer

As you know this month I have been upcycling, recycling, and repurposing textiles to create purses/totes and wallets.  Well I have finally used some colorful fabric from Accra, Ghana and turquoise fabric I’ve had for years.  I think the combination is pretty cool, for a spring time and “Urban Summer” look.  Click on the pictures to enlarge them. Let me know what you think.

The snow and cold put a damper on my visit to the fabric store this weekend, so this week I will purchase snaps for the handle and she will be complete. I plan to post a 3 part tutorial on the “Urban Summer” project soon. I’m looking forward to next weekend so that I can create something new.

Stay tuned! Don’t forget to vote on the poll “Color My Purse Beautiful”.

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11 Comments Add yours

  1. You are really good. It will be perfect in the summer 🙂

    1. lacartera says:

      Thank you! I’ve just checked out your site! I see you’re talented too.

      1. lacartera says:

        I’m a follower of yours. 🙂

  2. Such a fantastic bag!
    So loving it.
    Cheers,
    Laura

    1. lacartera says:

      Thank you! I have a few minor adjustments and she will be complete 🙂

  3. stewartnancy86 says:

    This is a beautiful bag! Well done!

    1. lacartera says:

      Thank you… I had fun with the fabrics and the color combination.

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