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Memory Commonwealth Games 2014

Memory Commonwealth Games 2014

Feeling so honoured to get this bundle through the post, a full uniform and the chance of preserving a memory of Commonwealth Games 2014.

The owner had done the honourable thing of volunteering for the …

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Good things come to those who wait.

Good things come to those who wait.

Good things come to those who wait.

IMG_1338We had spoken about the bag way back before we had even found the suitable jacket for the bag. The brief was a pewter leather, I had trawled the online sales site, …

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Nicole Farhi Leather Skirt Gets The Chop

Nicole Farhi Leather Skirt Gets The Chop

Nicole Farhi Leather Skirt Gets The Chop

There has only been a couple of occasions I can recall when I have been handed a garment for upcycling and I have looked at it and thought uh oh, I really …

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Up-cycling Corduroy Hacking Jacket to Hobo

Up-cycling Corduroy Hacking Jacket to Hobo

These particular projects are by far my most favourite of all. It is always an honour being sent a lost loved ones possessions, Corduroy Hacking Jacket asked to transform them into something special a hobo and purses. It gives …

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ETSY SOLD BAGS

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FERN-Large Slouchy Hobo

FERN-Large Slouchy Hobo

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Butter soft hobo made from vintage 1970’s Harvey Nichols Jacket

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Gorgeous Paul Smith cotton shirt used for lining hobo

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Big useable upcycled leather hobo from Harvey Nichols Jacket

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Original buttons from the sleeve cuffs

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17′ High x 18′ Wide

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Jackets available for you to choose for your bag

Jackets available for you to choose for your bag

You may not have a jacket of your own to use for your future bag but I do and have added photos of some available to you. Feel free to message me if you like one in particular that …

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LUCY – Large Olive Green Hobo

LUCY – Large Olive Green Hobo

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The LUCY Hobo is back and needs a new home !!

The LUCY Hobo is back and needs a new home !!

photo 5-1photo 1-1When I first started out this is the style of bag I first made and someone actually loved it enough to buy it from me. I was chuffed and very flattered. It was because of that first sale that …

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1960’s Leather and Suede Skirts into 2 EVIE Hobos

1960’s Leather and Suede Skirts into 2 EVIE Hobos

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Small Across Body Tote

Small Across Body Tote

photo 2Hi , Been a while since I added a post, been inundated with orders, no complaints, never been happier,  made a start on this dark beige across body tote some days back but finally finished it this today. I …

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Big Roomy MYRA Slouch Across Body Weekender with Superdry Dress Lining

Big Roomy MYRA Slouch Across Body Weekender with Superdry Dress Lining

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Lime Green Slouch FERN Hobo with amazing original gold Buttons

Lime Green Slouch FERN Hobo with amazing original gold Buttons

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1970’s Leather Trench revival Hobo

1970’s Leather Trench revival Hobo

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Upcycled Butter Soft Jacket into Slouchy FERN Hobo Bag

Upcycled Butter Soft Jacket into Slouchy FERN Hobo Bag

This particular coat was beautifully soft and unusual with the contrasting piping and stripes, I hoped I could keep the piping and stripes with the slouchy hobo bag chosen to add feature to the bag.IMG_6272A gorgeous Dolce & …

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Various One Strap Upcycled Hobos

Various One Strap Upcycled Hobos

I am asked time after time for this one strap hobo, its simple a tardis and can be worn both on one shoulder or as a snug fitting cross body for when you really want to keep your possession …

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Slouchy FERN Hobo Suede with Cath Kidston Lining

Slouchy FERN Hobo Suede with Cath Kidston Lining

When this lovely soft suede tan mens coat was handed to me along with a Cath Kidston dressing gown it was crying out to be something big and cuddly,IMG_2994 it had hardly been worn and was in tip top …

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Harrods Leather Coat One Strap LUCY Hobo Bag

Harrods Leather Coat One Strap LUCY Hobo Bag

I hesitated for weeks and weeks about cutting up this particular coat, a stunning Harrods trench coat that was bursting with history, what I loved about this coat was that all down the front button placket were splashes and …

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Small Hobo

Small Hobo

When I first started out upcycling coats into bags I was quite rigid on sticking to my basic patterns as I was learning and didn’t want to complicate things.I slowing started to encourage people to offer me their own …

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