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Repurposing Tan Mens Jacket to Hobo

Repurposing Tan Mens Jacket to Hobo

Repurposing Tan Mens Jacket to Hobo

Today 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 These commissions are ultimately my most favourite especially if the jacket is outdated it is super satisfying giving it a brand new …

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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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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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Chesterfield Leather

Chesterfield Leather

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This is how the Chesterfield leather arrives with me raw and sadly cast aside.

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Paul Smith inspired Upcycled Leather Disc Necklace

Paul Smith inspired Upcycled Leather Disc Necklace

Inspired by the Paul Smith shirts I use to line my upcycled leather bags I set about ways to totally use my scraps from my jackets and coats and I have amassed quite an embarrassing amount stacking up, I …

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ETSY SOLD BAGS

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FATHERS DAY June 15th COMING UP – Upcycled Leather Card Holders / Wallet

FATHERS DAY June 15th COMING UP – Upcycled Leather Card Holders / Wallet

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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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LUCY – Large Olive Green Hobo

LUCY – Large Olive Green Hobo

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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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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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Large Distressed Leather HENRY Messenger Laptop Overnight Whatever you want Bag

Large Distressed Leather HENRY Messenger Laptop Overnight Whatever you want Bag

Happy Christmas to you all, what a busy few months its been. I have almost forgotten how to blog its been so long. (actually I don’t think I have actually ever known how to blogI just kind of ramble)…

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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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JoJo’s Interiors & Beauty Inc Opening Sept 14th 2013

JoJo’s Interiors & Beauty Inc Opening Sept 14th 2013

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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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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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Upcycled Off White Across Body Shopping BETTY Tote from Harrods Jacket

Upcycled Off White Across Body Shopping BETTY Tote from Harrods Jacket

IMG_6145 This one started out as a particularly grubby Harrods jacket with amazing stitch detailing to the front but over years of wear had gathered some grime. I set about taking apart all the seams and cleaning all the leather …

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Boxy Recycled Leather Bag Inspired From Prada Shoulder Bag

Boxy Recycled Leather Bag Inspired From Prada Shoulder Bag

It is always great to catch up with a friend from way back that I’d not heard from for many years , (well not quite the truth as we did text Happy Birthday to each other every December). We …

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Half NOEL Messenger Recycled Leather Bag

Half NOEL Messenger Recycled Leather Bag

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