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  • Publisher: Stash Books
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 04 April 2014
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781607058052
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 203x254 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $54.99
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The Better Bag Maker


An Illustrated Handbook of Handbag Design Techniques, Tips, and Tricks by Nicole Claire Mallalieu

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Book Description

If you want to make gorgeous, quality bags with the professional edge that really makes the difference between home-made and handmade—open The Better Bag Maker by Nicole Mallalieu. In this how-to book accomplished bag maker, Nicole Mallalieu, reveals her high-end techniques, shortcuts, and secrets for professional design and finishes. The 10 featured projects teach a range of expert skills from adjusting the proportion of the pattern to constructing pockets, straps, flaps, and bases.. By the end of this book, you’ll have a closetful of polished bags—and most likely sew better than you ever imagined you could.

 Internationally recognized handbag designer and founder of YOU SEW GIRL!,Nicole Mallalieu, shares her professional secrets, shortcuts, and techniques for sewing fashionable bags
This one simple pattern is all you need to create a bevy of bags, from totes and backpacks to weekenders
10 skill-building projects, fully explained with detailed tutorials and illustrations, make this book a source of inspiration and instruction

About the Author

About Nicole Claire Mallalieu

Nicole Mallalieu has been sewing obsessively since the age of three. Since then, she has achieved a degree in fashion and worked as a designer, pattern maker, author, sewing teacher and fashion lecturer. She lives in Melbourne, Australia. Visit her blog at

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