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Repurposing Tan Mens Jacket to Hobo

Repurposing Tan Mens Jacket to Hobo

Repurposing Tan Mens Jacket to Hobo

Repurposed Tan Mens Jacket to HoboToday I am working on repurposing atan mens jacket to hobo. These commissions are ultimately my most favourite especially if the jacket is outdated it is super satisfying giving it a brand new …

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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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Repurposing Old Harley Davidson Jacket

Repurposing Old Harley Davidson Jacket

Repurposing Old Harley Davidson Jacket

I have a fair few hundred bags under my belt now but always wanted to have a go at repurposing an old Harley Davidson jacket into a cool weekend bag. I’d looked out for …

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Large Tan Tote from Batwinged Jacket

Large Tan Tote from Batwinged Jacket

Ever wondered if you can use that old 1980’s coat again?

So the jacket was sourced ready to make a large tan tote. Bat-winged leather jackets are always was favourite to fashion into bags, loads of extra leather in …

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Before And Afters

Before And Afters

Before And Afters

This is just a small selection of before and afters  made from jackets over the past 12 months.

The majority of my bags are made from my clients own jacket, those are of the most interesting …

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ETSY SOLD BAGS

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Joe Upright Messenger from Vintage Blue Leather Jacket

Joe Upright Messenger from Vintage Blue Leather Jacket

The second Saturday at my Spitalfields stall I had the absolute pleasure of meeting Jo and her cute daughter Hannah. Jo stood for a while looking at my samples of Upcycled leather bags and looked thoughtful, she began to …

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LUCY – Large Olive Green Hobo

LUCY – Large Olive Green Hobo

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HENRY and TRISH Holdalls Holdalls Holdalls

HENRY and TRISH Holdalls Holdalls Holdalls

IMG_4092Having always made large hand luggage size holdalls i though I won;d try something different. Inspired by the Cath Kidston oil cloth holdall I set about making a holdall more elegant and suitable for a lady to use for …

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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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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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Coin Purses

Coin Purses

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MICHAEL Boxy Roomy Weekend Holdall

MICHAEL Boxy Roomy Weekend Holdall

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German Trench into Rugged TOM Duffle Holdall

German Trench into Rugged TOM Duffle Holdall

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meyer schuchardt coat

Its been a lovely school summer holidays spending extra time with my beautiful children, having lazy sunny mornings.The appeal of not getting out of pj’s until late in the morning some days became addictive. On the …

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Red Leather Slouchy FERN Hobo 1960’s Retro Coat

Red Leather Slouchy FERN Hobo 1960’s Retro Coat

This 1960’s leather coat I used for this particular red slouchy hobo bag was completely unique with its gold buckles across the front. The leather had amazing softness but together rugged and thick.IMG_2756I am thinking possibly from the …

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Large HENRY Messenger Bag with Crombie Coat and Abercrombie Shirts

Large HENRY Messenger Bag with Crombie Coat and Abercrombie Shirts

This large Messenger bag with Crombie coat and Abercrombie shirts was a real honour for me to make. The lady had dropped in the Pop Up in Stafford and was a little emotional reading my literature from another customer …

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Aline Coat remade into Red Across Body Bag

Aline Coat remade into Red Across Body Bag

Red Retro Aline Coat remade into Red Cross Body Bag-During my recent stint at JoJo’s Emporium pop up shop in The Guildhall Stafford I had the pleasure of meeting so many lovely people that were very supportive of my …

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£1.20 Trench Coat to Cool Across Body BETTY Tote Bag

£1.20 Trench Coat to Cool Across Body BETTY Tote Bag

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1990’s Tan Trench

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Tan Cross Body Shopping Tote

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Ted Baker Shirt Lining

This was an experiment for my recent show at Shugborough Stafford. I wanted a cross body tote bagwith a few extras. I chose this amazing soft tan …

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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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