Textured Leather Clutch Tutorial

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Textured Leather Clutch Tutorial
Textured Leather Clutch Tutorial
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Throw away your boring black bags and heavy purses and design a light and airy clutch that's perfect for spring with this Textured Leather Clutch Tutorial. Made using brightly colored leather, this designer-inspired DIY clutch looks complicated but can be made in a single afternoon. This free bag tutorial uses strips of leather to achieve its unique wave pattern and adds texture, making it stand out from other basic purses. This clutch tutorial is a great option to carry on its own or in a larger purse, and is a whimsical choice to hold all of your essentials. Go bright and bold this spring with a clutch that's perfect for leather or faux leather with this free sewing tutorial.

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This is a beautiful pattern and I have already selected my suede fabric. What I am going to do, though, is make the detailing in the same fabric (and color) as the bag itself is. That appeals more to my particular taste. Plus I am going to cover the whole bag in the detailing, not leaving a gap at the bottom as shown in the pic.

The technique used to make this bag seem complicated but is not at all. Love the unique look of this clutch. Strips of a soft pliable leather or ultra-suede could easily be used as the decorative contrast. I imagine a sturdy machine needle designed for use on leather and appropriate thread would be needed.


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