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So You Ruined Your Biker Leathers

So You Ruined Your Biker Leathers

So You Ruined Your Biker Leathers

So you ruined your biker leathers, it doesn’t have to mean the dustbin.  Here’s what you can do, have them preserved and made them into something useful , an overnight bag, a laptop …

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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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My Open House for Breast Cancer Care

My Open House for Breast Cancer Care

Happy New Year to you although we are 8 days in and this is my first blog for ages and certainly for this year. I wanted to just share with you the open house event I held at my …

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Hubby’s Versace Leather transformed into fab new work bag for wife’s birthday

Hubby’s Versace Leather transformed into fab new work bag for wife’s birthday

I was truly impressed with this lovely man that approached me to make a bag for his wife birthday present as a surprise for her, he turned up with his old versace jacket and a lovely shirt to add …

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Fern Hobo with special meaning to a grieving widow

Fern Hobo with special meaning to a grieving widow

After hanging on to her husbands clothes she pondered for a while what to do with some of them, thankfully some arrived with me to hatch a plan. I made the biggest bag possible from his rugged leather coat

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ETSY SOLD BAGS

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Spitalfields Market London E1

Spitalfields Market London E1

I know I’m lucky to be working from home and doing exactly what I love, upcycling leather coats and jackets into bags but I can’t hide away in my sewing hubb forever wallowing in my pleasure. How will anyone …

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HENRY – Rugged Vintage brown Jacket to Messenger Bag

HENRY – Rugged Vintage brown Jacket to Messenger Bag

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Silk Scarf destined to line the Upcycled HENRY Messenger

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Silk scarf cut out and ready to line HENRY Messenger

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HENRY messenger pieces cut out ready to reconstruct as Bag

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Finished HENRY Messenger ready for the birthday Girl Ella Pennock

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DAISY- Upright Shopping Tote

DAISY- Upright Shopping Tote

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GOAT SKIN LEATHER COAT TRANSFORMED INTO UPRIGHT TOTE LINED WITH QUALITY SHIRT

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GOAT SKIN LEATHER COAT TRANSFORMED INTO UPRIGHT TOTE LINED WITH QUALITY SHIRT

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GOAT SKIN LEATHER COAT TRANSFORMED INTO UPRIGHT TOTE LINED WITH QUALITY SHIRT

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LUKE – Cool Rucksack / Across Body

LUKE – Cool Rucksack / Across Body

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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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Staffordshire Life Magazine

Staffordshire Life Magazine

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Article by

Karen Cox
Features Writer

 

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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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Pencil Cases and Purses from Scrap

Pencil Cases and Purses from Scrap

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Large Handbag Tidy Purse, Pencil Case, Coin Purse

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Leather Pencil Case

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Mini Coin Purse

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Coin Purse And Matching Pencil Case

IMG_2538I have been getting quite concerned about the amount of leather I am collecting (Crazy Horder), not the leather …

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Two JOE Messenger Bags from One Coat

Two JOE Messenger Bags from One Coat

Two small messenger bags from one coat. I’m always up for a challenge and this certainly would be but a bit of juggling should do the trick. Doing a lot of my business through the internet it was always …

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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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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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