Upcycled Cross Body Tote Bag – Reader Featured Project

Upcycled Cross Body Tote Bag - Reader Featured Project

Today’s reader featured project is one of my very favorites!  This amazing upcycled cross body Tote bag was submitted by Barbara.  She made it for her wonderful Etsy shop, Sparrow Design Group!  Barbara used The Graphics Fairy’s Girl With Sweet Face image, and transferred it onto a piece of muslin.  She then attached it to a canvas U.S. Mint Coin bag, framed it with pieces of vintage lace, crochet bits, antique buttons and a few other odds and ends from her Studio!  I think it is super fabulous!

Upcycled Cross Body Tote Bag - Reader Featured Project

She even named the sweet girl Natasha and refers to the bag as Mon Ami Natasha in her shop.  You can visit Barbara’s Etsy shop, HERE!

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  1. Is there a tutorial for this bag?

  2. nice way to use scraps and make it look fashionable and imaginative to look at

  3. Brilliant! I absolutely love this idea. Thanks for sharing!!

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