Vintage Fabric Accessories: Stylish Creations from Recycled Fabrics

Images Publishing

Kaoru Ishikawa

  • This fabulous book is packed full of ideas and techniques for turning your precious vintage and recycled fabrics into gorgeous handbags and accessories. Sixty-threeprojects, ranging from sturdy tote bags to dainty coin purses, and evening bagsto fabric-covered buttons, are presented with easy-to-follow directions andplenty of inspirational photos, including a selection of fabrics from theauthors own collection.

    Practical ideas for using a variety of fabrics,colours, and embellishments, tips on fabric selection and other useful tidbits,make this a complete resource for the accessories enthusiast.

    Detailed descriptions of tools, materials, and basic techniques will get you started,while advanced techniques, such as attaching handbag hardware and linings, are explained in detailed step-by-step photos to give your projects the perfect finish.


  • ISBN: 9781864704099

    Dimensions: 297mm x 210mm

    Page Count: 96

    Publication Date: Sep 2010

    Colour: Full Colour

  • Embroidery Magazine (US)

    Kaoru Ishikawa takes old scraps of fabric and revitalizes them into accessories that no one else will have. There are lots of pictures to inspire you, backed up with solid instructions and templates for your projects. 



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