Never too many Handbags - now available as a downloadable e-book


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First published in 2005, and reprinted a number of times since then, the most recent print-run of my popular 'never too many Handbags' book has almost sold out once again.

Rather than reprinting thousands of hard copies again this time, I have decided to make it available as an e-book, so you can now purchase it at a lower price, and with no shipping costs.

This popular guide to creating one-of-a-kind bags will start you on the path to designing your own unique freeform knit and/or crochet purses, but don't expect a 'follow by numbers' pattern book.

It certainly gives you the 'how-to' for a variety of different techniques, and a range of interesting motif patterns made using both knitting and crochet, but this book is more to do with providing ideas and inspiration - a starting point to help you take even the most basic of skills into the realms of wearable art.

What better way to try your hand at creating your own original freeform design than by starting with a small, useful project such as a one-of-a-kind handbag.

In this book I cover many different methods of construction, including working over store-bought bags, rug canvas or handbag-shaped plastic mesh, and there are lots of high resolution photos of my purses to start the inspiration flowing.

You can certainly go out and purchase lovely new yarns for your bags, but this is also a fabulous way to use up all of those small amounts of yarn that you have saved over the years, the little bits that were left over after other projects and were too good to throw out! Once you have sorted them out and chosen a range of colours that will to work well together each time, your own finished bags are sure to become artistic masterpieces.

PLEASE NOTE: This listing is for a PDF. It contains comprehensive notes and high resolution photos. There will be no shipping cost.

The download is for everything that was in the original 52 page book, so the PDF is quite large - 20MB in size, due to the page length and colour photographs.

Once you have made your purchase you will receive details on where you can access and download your file.

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Het is een prachtig boek, bedankt. Groetjes Gerry.
Feb 5, 2016 by gerryheuff
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This has opened up an endless stream of ideas for me. Totally inspirational!
Aug 2, 2015 by domyvonnesuppa
loved this many interesting ideas!!
Jul 7, 2015 by Esther Sanders
Inspirational, great instructions, beautiful photos and really easy to download.
Jan 17, 2015 by Lynne Mixer
great item, very informative and easy to use
May 25, 2014 by Ruth Winfield

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