In the process of creating the Button Tin handbag I took a few pictures along the way. I thought it would be good to show you them in this post.
Here are some images from the pages of my sketchbook. I knew roughly how I wanted the bag to look, it was just a case of working out how I would construct the bag and how to decorate it.
Using the skills, techniques and mistakes I have learnt from working on other projects I set out to make the bag. I love the challenge of making something new, you never quite know if it will work out but you also know that you will find a way!
I really enjoyed how much of this handbag was hand embroidered and hand constructed. I only really used the sewing machine for the free machine embroidered lining.
I am pleased with how the bag looks now it is finished, especially the scale. Aside from the intricate design and detail, I still wanted the finished product be a functional handbag. Although the bag is small, you can still fit a phone, lipstick and a few coins in it!