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How to Add a Faux Rolled Strap to Your Bag

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How to Add a Faux Rolled Strap to Your Bag

Rolled handles on a bag add an upscale look but can seem complicated to construct. Actual rolled handles are made with tubing or cotton cording. But you can get the same look simply by following this tutorial.

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How To Size and Sew An Adjustable Strap

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How To Size and Sew An Adjustable Strap

Do you want to add an adjustable strap to a pouch or a bag? If you've never made one, getting the details down pat can make you give up. We've got all the steps to make it a painless process.

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Steps to Get A Classy Look With a Purse Label

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Steps to Get A Classy Look With a Purse Label

An engraved or etched label adds a high-end look to your bags. And recognition of all your hard work. Check out our tips for adding a metal label with prongs to your bag for a classy finish.

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Best Tips for Sewing a Curved Gusset on a Handbag

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Best Tips for Sewing a Curved Gusset on a Handbag

Intimidated by a curved gusset attaching to straight pieces? We'll walk you through step-by-step with photos, directions, tips and comments to achieving that high-end look you envy in others' bags.

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