Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Painted Canvas Purses

I tried a new purse/bag pattern from Paradiso Designs.  It's called the Urbanista Hobo bag.  I saw it at the Puyallup Expo a couple of years ago and bought the pattern.

Made it from some painted canvas I did this spring from the Graffiti Chic online class by Alisa Burke.

The pattern instructions were a bit hard to follow but I managed to get it done.  Made one fatal mistake, I put the handle cutouts going in the wrong direction.  Could have screamed...oh, I did scream.  But, like some mistakes, nobody will notice except me.

I bought some cool burgundy snakeskin pleather fabric for the bottom and strap.  Oy, my first run-in with pleather.  May be my last.  But, I learned how to work with it...on the last seam!


  1. Looks great. Love those colours.

  2. Thanks, Myrna. See you soon! I'm bringing the purse to DOL!


    1. Yeah - I was hoping you were. I'm packing today, leaving in the morning, meandering my way down the I5, staying overnight in Oregon City. See you Sunday.

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