#needleworkmonday :: New strapped bag

in hive-127911 •  2 months ago 

Happy #NeedleWorkMonday!



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There is always an endless list of things to fix and the mood to fix falters quite easily. But if we don't fix them, it will be such a waste to not be able to use them again. So, it is always an internal debate.

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After my successful strap fixing the week before, I received another bag to be fixed. The bag was still in very good condition, except for the strap which was also a faux leather. This time, the straps are a little inner from the edges.

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The painstaking part is always the removal of the original straps. And usually they are very well sewn to the bag. With the help of a pair of scissors, I carefully snipped off the stitches and making sure that I do not snip off the bag's fabric. (I did that before and it was devastating)
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It took a lot of patience and straining of the eyes because they are all black. But after some time, the straps were successfully removed.
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I used the remaining of the cotton webbed strap that I have and measured the length that I need.
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The good thing about this kind of strap is that we can use the original stitch marks as a guide on where to place the new straps. Then, we can pin them down before sewing.
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The straps were sewn on at each placement which was pinned in place.
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As I sewed the straps, I moved the bag in a square and an X in the middle of the square to make sure the straps are firmly in place.
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After each part was sewn on, the bag was ready to be used again.
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Another saved bag :)
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Sewing through the doubled band and the bag - that must have been a heavy workout for your sewing machine!

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