Dec 15, 2009

My new way to make a handle

I'm thinking of making new pouches for my shop.
And I tried to make a new style of handle.
My new handles
I used the cotton strips what I made before. It was too easy...

My way to make a handle 1
I prepared only a piece of cotton cord and some kinds of cotton strips.

My way to make a handle 2
I folded the cord in half and wrap it with a cotton strip leaving 1 inch.

My way to make a handle 3
I changed the color at a point. I didn't sew at all, just covered on the previous strip and went back a little.

My way to make a handle 4
I sewed only the end. That's all!
My new handles
I'll sew this end on my new pouch and put a button on the pouch and use the loop with it(Could I explain well ... ??????).

My new handles
I also made these two for a bag. I'll put them with buttons. For them, I doubled the cotton cord.

Next time, I'll show you my new pouches (* v *)!!!!

Have a good day!

18 comments:

Lucy in the Sky said...

Good idea! I'm alays looking for new ideas to attach handles.

Anonymous said...

cute cute cute!

venus said...

very clever! I love it! Mai, I mentioned you in my blog about your stamp tutorial. Please check it out!

CLF said...

Very cute, Mai! I think the word you want to use here is CORD, not code. :)

helena said...

very good idea.

Lady Caroline said...

I like it, I´ll try to do it!

Mom Wald said...

I can't wait to see the bags. This is great!

Amy said...

You are so clever, Mai! I am so glad I found your blog.

jacqueline said...

Oh dear sweet Mai, i LOVE this idea...thanks so much for your wonderful tutorial! Have a lovely merry happy day and love to yoU!

Evimin İncileri Belgin said...

I like your work too. Beauty with love to share together in the thick ...

chick chick sewing said...

Very pretty and functional bag handles. I also enjoyed the hana coaster tutorial, and all other tutes, too! I like your work very much and I've listed your blog on my favorite blog roll.これからもブログ更新楽しみにさせて下さいね♪

Miss Pelicano said...

As usual, so simple but so beautiful! And functional! Love all your ideas. Will try this one day!
Barbara

mairuru said...

Hello CLF,
Thank you very much! I corrected them. Arigato (* v *)!!!!

casserole said...

Absolutely lovely, as usual!! I linked to your tutorial on Craft Gossip Sewing:
http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-fabric-wrapped-removable-pouch-handles/2009/12/17/

--Anne

dthneece said...

You are so clever! Thank you for the excellent tutorial!

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