Fashion Fuse Design Challenge :: Faux Leather Bottom Bag


Day 3 of our Fashion Fuse™ Design Challenge features a super cute bag courtesy of Kelley Gilbert from Casa Crafty. You can never have enough tote bags, but rather than going for the boring, why not jazz up your daily tote with a little faux leather? Looking for a little refresher on Fashion Fuse™ and what it is? Take a peek at our introductory post right here. Looking for where to buy? Check in with your local Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Store.

FauxLeatherBottomBagBlogFaux Leather Bottom Bag
Everyone needs a new tote, and a custom one is even better. Adding faux leather to the base of a smart little bag gives it style and durability. Pellon® Fashion Fuse™ makes sewing this new accessory a breeze!

Materials Needed
— 1/2 yard Canvas for Exterior
— 1 Fat Quarter Quilting Weight Cotton for Lining
— 1 Fat Quarter Faux Leather
— 1 Fat Quarter Pellon® 420 Fashion Fuse™
— 1/2 yard Pellon® SF101 Shape-Flex®
— 1/2 yard Pellon® 830 Easy Pattern®
— Two 18″ Straps
— 1 Magnetic Snap

Tools Needed
— Sewing Machine & Related Supplies
— Rotary Cutter & Related Supplies

For a free downloadable pdf of this pattern, visit the project page here. We’d love to see what you make, so be sure to post a photo on our Facebook page OR share with our ‘Made with Pellon®‘ flickr group!

Stay tuned for more projects!! We’ll be posting one a day every day this week!

Monday — Baron Von Guano by Stephanie Woody
Tuesday — Faux Fur Collar by Vanessa Lynch
Wednesday — Faux Leather Bottom Bag by Kelley Gilbert
Thursday — Kara Sanders
Friday — Anjeanette Klinder

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kelleygilbertKelley lives with her husband and 2 sons on a very small farm in rural Oregon. She enjoys all forms of crafting, cooking, reading, and swimming.

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