35 Crocheted Bags
Colourful carriers from totes and baskets to purses and cases
Worn out handbags, tired old purses and flimsy 5 pence carriers from the supermarket can all take a well-earned rest; this book will liven up your bag selection with styles in all shapes and sizes. There are classic totes and sturdy shoppers, perfect for those Mary Poppins moments; trendy shoulder bags and elegant clutches to rival the fashion store designs; as well as fruit shaped handbags and adorable purses that make superb homemade gifts. Designed for you by Emma Friedlander-Collins, the crochet patterns range from simple and chic to wild and wonderful, and there are projects here for all skill levels.
A thorough techniques section includes all the basic crochet stitches, essential bag-making tips such as lining and attaching handles or fastenings, as well as a lesson in tapestry crochet. Discover variations for the bags so that you can make something truly unique and get a smug smile ready for when your friends ask, "Where did you find such a gorgeous bag?"