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Jacket Handbag

Jacket Handbag
£39.95 1 Available
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Description

Do you enjoy owning one-off handcrafted accessories?
If so, this stylish handmade bag is for you.

Cut from the fabric of a man’s jacket, the bag has a plain, stone-coloured exterior, with a lightly ribbed texture.

Adding interest, and a splash of colour is the lining; a beautiful vintage-rose design on a navy blue background. The bag closes using a matching pink zipper.

There are three pockets inside the bag; two generous slip pockets on one side and a double welt pocket on the other.

I put the button panels to good use and created handles which add a touch of originality. It is a medium-textured bag which keeps its shape, though not rigid.

The Jacket Bag is the perfect accessory for women who like individuality and uniqueness.

Exterior and handles: 100% cotton
Lining: Cotton
Three buttons
One internal slip pocket
A double internal pocket

Dimensions
Width: 10.5"
Depth: 4"
External height: 9"
Internal height: 8"
Length of each handle: 16.5"

Note
This item is not waterproof

Inspiration

Although my first love is sewing clothes, I chose to broaden my skills by repurposing garments and fabrics which are no longer in use, because, like my fellow sewists, I have become increasingly conscious of the planet and the impact the clothing industry is having on fauna and flora.

This cotton jacket was the blandest item of clothing I had ever seen, so I decided to repurpose it and add a dash of colour at the same time.

After planning how to make the most of material, cutting up the jacket, to create the bag, was both fun and exciting. Incorporating the button-up front as handles, not only gives the bag a simple and cute touch, it also fed my creativity.
 
Now I have the bug; repurposing unwanted fabrics of various types and giving them a new life. 

Watch out if you see me standing behind you in a queue; you might discover a bag-shaped hole in the back of your top. ;-)

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by The Yellow Sewing Room within 3 days of receiving payment.

Shipping destination Cost Additional items
United Kingdom £0.00 £1.00
Europe

Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Germany, France, Spain, Finland, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Austria, Latvia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Gibraltar

£6.45 £2.00
USA and Canada £8.90 £2.00
Rest of the World £0.00 £0.00

Returns Policy

You have 14 days, from receipt, to notify the seller if you wish to cancel your order or exchange an item.

Unless faulty, the following types of items are non-refundable: items that are personalised, bespoke or made-to-order to your specific requirements; items which deteriorate quickly (e.g. food), personal items sold with a hygiene seal (cosmetics, underwear) in instances where the seal is broken.

Additional terms

Posted to addresses within the UK via Royal Mail 1st Class.

Read the Folksy Returns Policy.

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