DIY bag Refashion - mens tie

Last month on RefashionFiles.com I searched out and featured many menswear tutorials and also issued my 12 year old daughter a challenge! What could she create with a Man's tie? We came up with lots of ideas but ultimately settled on with fun sling bag 
Grab your tweens and have them try this Refashion project!

Man’s Tie
(sewing machine/glue gun: optional)
Iron on Decal from Plaid

 Step 1: Cut the strap off the handbag. We made sure we bought a handbag that only had one strap and metal loops for the refashion.

Step 2: We used the Mans tie as the new strap and adjusted the length that would hang perfectly on her. To secure the strap you can either tie a knot at each end, fold it over and sew it or fold it over and hot glue it. Choose the option that’s best for you and be sure to ask your mom first if needed!

Step 3: Follow the package instruction for your iron on decal – place, iron and you are done!!
She loves it! 

If you give it a try be sure to tag me - @brassyapple - so I can see your creativity and handy work!

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  1. That is such a cute bag! I've scheduled a post on Craft Gossip for later this evening that links to your DIY:

  2. nice pics..she looks very cool in yellow top

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