diy Phillip Lim bag

by peep and chicken

take a granny handbag such as this. remove the drawstrings so that the bag is flat.

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remove handles with an unpicker.

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add a chunky zip to the top of the bag (using a leather needle on your domestic sewing machine).

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cut strips of white leather and glue to the bottom of the removed handles.

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once dry, secure the handles with some hand stitches using a leather needle.

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glue the straps to the base and sides of the bag.

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sew across where the glue ends to reinforce, et voila!

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