Retrograndmas store includes this harry potter book, dozens of nancy drew titles and, for the serious book. Rebound designs is happy to create a custom purse for you out of your. Its sure to be a conversation starter wherever you take it and youll get. Tailgating pros regulation flag cornhole board sets includes 8 bean bags and carrying totes 4x2 flag toss game several corn hole board designs to choose from. This is the best book on making purses that i have found. If you are looking for a book to take you through step by step directions, then this is not the book for you. Rebound designs makes purses out of old and unloved hardcover books they will also do custom work if you send them a book of your own to get modded into a handbag. Hardcover book purse in accessories with purses handbag book belt hardcover book purse more fun than practical using the hardcover of a discarded book, make a purse by sewing a simple body, gluing it to the covers, adding a strap and closure. Apr 21, 2009 judging a book bag by its cover wornout books often just get tossed in the trash. To browse our leathers and options before you book your appointment, please browse our options below. Make a literary fashion statement with these book purses, made from recycled covers of vintage books.
As a young adult, phillips had worked in a used bookstore and became concerned at the amount of books that were just thrown away. Topo designs backpacks, bags, and apparel for anywhere. Jun 25, 2009 jolene sugarbaker interviews artist caitlin phillips about her fashion purses made from nancy drew books. Unlike trampolining where the aim is to put as much distance between your feet and the trampolines surface in slow jumping movements, while rebounding the emphasis is a higher tempo movement of the lower body as well as the downward push through the balls of the feet staying close to the jumping area. The hardcover of an old, discarded book can be used to make a unique purse. Size, color and length of shoulder strap design all come into play when you want to wear your shoulder bag. Book purses, tablet and ereader covers, all made from recycled books. Rebound designs at 2016 crafty bastards washington city paper.
There are lots of oneofakind handmade purses on etsy made from actual book covers. Inspired by love for family and passion for travel, patricia nash designs vintageinspired leather handbags and accessories. Included in the book are instructions for creating the fifteen essential bag stylesclutch, hobo, tote, and moremade simple with easytofollow howto illustrations, suggested difficulty levels, and color photography. Book purses, tablet and e reader covers, all made from recycled books. You can literally wear your literary preferences with these book purses and wallets, made from vintage books. She pays distinct attention to the colors and rarely uses the fabric more than once, making each creation truly oneofakind. If youre new around here, sign up for our emails and receive 15% off your first purchase. Every piece is made by hand at bookland work shop, a studio in the brookland arts walk of dc. Recycled book purses journals bracelets and more by. Quality handmade purses and accessories customized by you.
Everything you need to know about designing, making, and marketing handbags blumenthal, emily on. Your truly one of a kind vintage book purse comes complete with the original book pages rebound as a paperback unless it is missing pages. All book spines have been triplereinforced with lineco book repair archival linen tape and padded for longevity. Handbag designer 101 is the bible for handbag designers or women who aspire to make their own bags. When you are ready to get your bible fixed and rebound, just click the button below to book your appointment. Nell greenfieldboyces feature judging a book bag by its cover on nprs all things considered gives us a glimpse into the world of caitlin phillips. Sep 23, 2005 rebound designs makes purses out of old and unloved hardcover books they will also do custom work if you send them a book of your own to get modded into a handbag. I recycle magnet closures from discarded purses and old belts or scarves for the straps. For over 45 years, we have meticulously handcrafted high quality, oneofakind canvas and leather bags that withstand the test of time.
See more ideas about book purse, book crafts and purses. Wrap the short ends of the fabric over the short ends of the spine cover. Here you can find the original book purses, as well as my collection of recycled book journals, book spine bracelets, and the new book page coasters. Heres a novel purse that is perfect for the bibliophile in your life. Bookland is the studio home of rebound designs, founded by artist caitlin phillips. By removing the pages and replacing them with fabric, clasps, and handles, she creates oneofakind objects out of damaged or outofdate books. Caitlin philips, an american designer, is most famous for her trendy book purses and paperback wallets she calls is rebound designs. Here are just a few of my vintage book purses featuring a childs garden. Handbags made from hardbacks for fashionista bookworms. These beautiful vintage books were chosen to become shoulder purses because of their size, durability and attractive covers. Inside the american craft council show baltimore sun. My fawn design bag has been with me through all three of my children. The store features old books recycled into wallets, purses, journals, jewelry, and lamp shades. Speed bag central information, merchandise, and resources.
Her collection includes everything from reference books, textbooks, classics and teen novellas to howto books. The fit bounce pro is a halffolding, silent, beautifully engineered professional mini exercise trampoline for adults and kids. Actress michelle williams carried this catcher in the rye clutch to the independent spirit awards. I am exhibiting a series of book purses with a travel theme, called journeys through bookpurse land. But artist caitlin phillips recycles some unwanted books by cutting out the pages and using the covers to make. Includes dvd, carrystorage bag,free bounce counter to count your bounces and free online video workouts. They collect damaged and unwanted books from libraries and thrift stores to recycle into book purses, blank journals and book spine bracelets. From evening clutches to carryeverywhere tote bags, hobo handbags and satchels, guess is the destination to discover the latest handbag trends, including. Discover the elegant, vibrant and comfortable collection of contemporary designer clothing from gretchen scott designs, available in sizes for every woman. More book purses purses, bags, wallets how funny that there are other book purses on here. The shop carries our range of bags and housewares and when you visit you will see us working hard in the.
Wider opening on shook for thicker bag attachment loops, removable shook if desired to us a carabiner or attach bag directly to eyebolt shortens rebound arc. Caitlin phillips of rebound designs shown above makes the coolest book purses. Shop our collection of versatile leather goods here. Rather than reading that text book or classic novel, shes suggesting you use it to hold. Here you can find the original book purses, and many other gifts and accessories. Our brick and mortar shop is located in downtown toronto near kensington market and trinity bellwoods park. Bible covers, purse style bible cases, covers to protect your bible, with zip covers and handles. Those unwanted texts start their next chapter at bookland workshop, where she lovingly cuts them apart to be transformed into one of many novel ideas, including book purses, recycled blank journals, book spine bracelets, and the new flying book lamps.
Handbags made from hardbacks for fashionista bookworms caitlin phillips of washington dc is promoting literacy. French designer olympia letan is the queen of beautiful bookstyle purses. Fit bounce pro exercise trampoline buy online rebound. She is a great teacher, too, and i loved hearing her tips for setting up booths and interacting with customers.
Hand made leather notebook, journal and kindle covers and cases, leather goods, wallets, checkbooks and accessories made in the u. These book shaped purses are every nerdy fashionistas. These book shaped purses are every nerdy fashionistas dream come true. Announcement rebound designs is a second chance for wellloved books. This 100% nylon worsted weight yarn has a light elasticity that youll feel as you work. We offer 16 purse styles guaranteed to keep you confidently organized and looking stylish. Tubular brick stitch designs teaches an entirely new and easy way to make these very popular small beaded purses that are worn as necklaces.
Make two loops of bias tape, one to hold the buttonbead closure and one for the button to slide through. Caitlin phillips has found a way to bring us back to our childhood and let us take it with. They are all mostly made with recycled book covers that were either damaged or going to be thrown away. O bag official online shop check out the new collection. Make this purse out of an old preferably cheap and unloved book.
Were usually wary of cutesy reuserecycle projects, but weve made exceptions for recycled books before. See more ideas about book purse, purses and book crafts. Inspired, caitlin created rebound designs as a second chance for wellloved books. Bookish purses retail therapy the perpetual pageturner. Rebound designs is the home of book purses, all designed by caitlin phillips. Glue the long, raw edges of the triangles to the top and bottom edges of the book cover to form the sides of your purse. Homes by the book sometimes, you really can judge a book by its cover. Handpainted, handcrafted handbags and accessories that better the lives of people every day. Rebound designs book purses were usually wary of cutesy reuserecycle projects, but weve made exceptions for recycled books before. How to make a hardcover book purse gifts for bookworms. About rebounding low impact trampoline exercises rebound uk.
Topo designs backpacks, bags, and apparel for anywhere on your map. O bag brooklyn, o bag harlem, o bag soho and many others now discounted by 30%. This is a wonderful book to get your creative juices flowing. Repurposed vintage books fashioned into oneofa kind purses. Purses handmade from old hardcover booksthis has been on my. Best known for her instantly recognizable book purses, caitlin has dedicated herself to the rescue and transformation of all unwanted literature. Discover luxury designer leather handbags in stylish prints and textures at brahmin. Its not so much a pattern book as a book to give you ideas, and suggestions to create your own work of art. If you happened to visit the stoops manufacturing company showroom when it was still open you probably checked out the purses and jewelry that were available.
Dec 15, 2017 put your money where your book used to be. Shop topo designs entire collection of backpacks, tote bags, duffle bags, crossbody bags, bum bags, messenger bags, and camera bags. Purses handmade from old hardcover booksthis has been on my crafty to do. In addition to her purses and wallets, shell debut zippered pouches made from paperbacks and lined with book pages. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Nov 06, 2011 today im featuring these bookish purses from rebound designs. I always say i have my dream job in rebound designs, but it wouldnt be nearly as dreamy without all of the support i get from friends, family, customers and complete strangers. Caitlin phillips, the proprietor of rebound designs, creates purses out of book covers. It means the world to me, i want to hug all of you, this has been a wonderful day. The wider the spine of the book, the more the purse will hold. Spacious enough to hold everyday essentials and then some, our popular backpacks and weekender bags mean never leaving anything behind again.
Rebound designs is a second chance for wellloved books. Each purse is individually created with the integrity of the vintage book in mind. This will help keep stitches from stretching out too quickly in items like hats and mittens. We can quite easily see a treehuggin chick swinging the how. Jon hart design based in the heart of old san antonio, texas, jon hart is known the world over as a creator of monogrammed and personalized gifts. For those who want their everyday accessories to have a little more literary cred, check out the online shop or d.
I look forward to using it as my personal bag when my kids get older, it is just that good. For five years now phillips has been transforming discarded books into functional purses. Rebound designs are purses handmade from the reuse of old hardcover books, most of which predate the selection i saw at a recent craft show included are you looking for unique, repurposed gift items. Gerald smith, the washingtonbased designer behind gl smith associates, offers the following tips for incorporating your. Guess x asap rocky every it girl knows that no look is complete without the perfect handbag. Remember, they all come with the original book pages rebound as a paperback so you can read your purse. How to make a hardcover book purse book purse, purses, how. Lisa, the curator of those items, has started a website called vintage farm and bling. Design improvements are currently underway, such as. It is super easy to clean, stylish, and has held up great over the years.
Enjoy free shipping and easy returns every day at kohls. The book purses are entirely functional handbags, and every book cover has been. Games of weaving and pastel shades characterize the new collection of soft rubberized fabric bags by o bag. And as a bonus, learn an exciting new beading stitch called freeform, which can be used to make all sorts of jewelry. Rebound designs are purses handmade from the reuse of old hardcover books, most of which predate 1970.
No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. The collection first appeared in 1885 under the title penny whistles, but has been reprinted many times, often in illustrated versions. The selection i saw at a recent craft show included textbooks, diy manuals, little women and shakespeare, offering a variety of colors and designs for that popular vintage look. Kate spade new york s backpacks and designer luggage will ensure youre traveling in comfort and style. New ways to use brick stitch, new designs, and new techniques. You can see for example a us the silmarillion that was turned into a book purse and a paperback of the two towers that was made into a wallet. It has purses, jewelry, soaps, and more with new items being added all the time. Sew brilliant bags and the bag making bible 2 books bundle collection choose from 12 beautiful projects, then design your own, the complete guide to sewing and customizing your own unique bags the latest book from book people favourite debbie shore will show you how to sew 12 stylish bags in all shapes and sizes.1284 455 1278 800 125 182 647 1343 113 265 233 774 1168 631 432 1533 630 1393 1240 504 832 34 354 758 79 178 1464 931 163 1360 1544 200 48 140 1264 1356 455 1348 858