I make the handbag samples for the quilt shop and also teach handbag-making classes sometimes. You'd think making handbags would be ridiculously easy, right? Well, 'taint necessarily so. However, the handbags designed by Joan Hawley of Lazy Girl Designs are classically simple with nice details and wonderfully detailed instructions. Here is the front of my first "Margo" handbag (Lazy Girl Designs):
And here is the back view:
Here is the inside view:
Dontcha just LOVE that fabric? I have three more Margos cut out (featuring different fabrics) so you can tell that I REALLY like this handbag! And one of them will have a rhinestone zipper!