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Summer stripe handbag

This is my first scheduled posts and I am really excited about it. From Monday till Wensday I am attending on a conference and I would like to focus on those stuffs and meeting with new people, so I am not bringing my notebook. Woohoo! It is a real challange for me... being without computer for 3 days!! {Meanwhile the conference is partly about digitizing and buliding databases! What a paradox!} 
There will be just my smart phone for checking emails and first of all to be in contact with my husband.

I would like to show you my newest bag. I am working on several sewing and crocheting projects for my future shop. This one has been made for selling but I loved that much that I had to keep it for myself... no business sense, hahh...
It has a really lovely material: a partly water-resistant and a little bit shiny fabric with powder pink, khaki, white and black stripes. I found it fabulous for the summer!

I really love making pleats, but with this fabric it was a little bit more difficult because it had to fit perfectly by the stripes. 

Here is the buttom of the handbag:

It required a big attention to have this straight shape. I think I have checked the fixing before sewing at least a hundred times on every single side!

I sewed two inside pockets for phone and smaller stuffs.

See how comfortable is that bigger pocket for my small things!

It closes with a magnetic clasp:

I hope you like my bag! Wish you beautiful days!

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  1. What a lovely bag! Iagree that you keep it for yourself :-)
    You've made the pleats perfect like this. I'm sure you will get a lot of compliments for this bag.
    Have a great conference.

  2. Very cute bag. I appreciate you sharing this at Wow. I do ask for a link to my party in your post. Thanks.

  3. I'm excited to follow your blog! You have so many great ideas. I'm a new follower, would love if you followed me back at

  4. Hanni, this is gorgeous! Thanks for linking up again! You are so talented.

  5. J'adore!!! You made a good job, this bag is very beautiful.
    I'm now a new follower. I'll be glad you follow me back too ;)

  6. I LOVE this bag! It's super stylish, but more importantly it looks like it can hold a lot of stuff. If you're ever looking for another place to share your creative projects stop by Etcetorize. Party is still on and we'd love to see you there~

  7. I love how cute this is. I was wondering if you would link it in my Wednesdays Adorned From Above Blog Hop. Here is the link:

    I would love to have anything that you would like to link.
    Debi Bolocofsky
    Adorned From Above

    1. I really like this bag. Can't wait to make it. Thanks for linking to Adorned from Above.

  8. Love this fabric! It's beautiful

  9. this bag is gorgeous! love the pleats and the fabric! amazing job!!! hugs...

  10. Wow!!! This bag is gorgeous and soooo stylish! You could sell these for BIG money!

  11. love those colors! Another great bag! Thanks so much for sharing at Terrific Tuesdays.

  12. Hi Hanni, Thanks so much for sharing at Etcetorize last week. I love your bag so much that I'm featuring it at tonight's party! I hope you'll stop by to grab a featured button from the sidebar and link up again~

  13. Totally cute bag! Found you at Tip Junkie!

  14. Great job Hanni!! I love the fabric you used! Thanks for partying with us this week!:)

  15. Very nice! thanks so much for sharing on Craft Schooling Sunday!


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