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DIY bag by Virginie Peny: Knitted Clutch made from old tees

Be creative, and enjoy for years. Discover on this creative blog DIY bags and shoes projects for women : clutch, tote and shopping bag, sandals, boots and many more. The french author Virginie Peny presents many style ideas and fashion inspirations. Reinvent your closet and enjoy for years!

Which materials should you use to upcycle and embellish bags and shoes? Find many tutorials using fabric rests, buttons, fake fur, yarns, leather, sequins, feathers… For Spring Summer or Autumn Winter, some ideas are timeless and might be developed by you. Less is more, even in DIY.
It’s not always about sewing. Discover many interesting and stylish projects inspired from designers like Dries Van Noten, Isabel Marant, Stella Mc Cartney… Her most popular item: The knitted clutch made from old tees. Let her inspire – and surprise you.
Follow Virginie Peny’s work and lifestyle on Facebook, Instagram and Youtube. She shares DIY videos on a regularly basis.
She has been featured in international magazines like ELLE and Grazia, and currently works for annabelle magazine in Switzerland.


DIY/ Party Pumps

December 28th, 2013
Stylish tutorial for pumps with DIY black pompoms

Now that Christmas time is over, let’s open the heavy ‘night-dress-up-file’. If shoes are everything, how do the perfect party shoes look like? To me they should be both qualitative and changeable, according to the mood or today’s outfit. Casual at one day, party like the other. A playful, easy way to get perfect party […]

Mini Leather Clutch

November 1st, 2013

Voilà; here is the clutch after transformation…  Remember this post. The boho bag let place to a small, squared clutch. A real challenge! Anyways, I can’t to wear it -also with this deep night blue nail polish. – Mango jacket/ Miss Dior perfume/ L’Oréal 701 Midnight nail polish/ Self-made recycled leather clutch Hope to have […]

DIY/ Ikaat Summer Clutch

July 15th, 2013
DIY idea for summer: Clutch with fresh ikaat pattern

Is there anything better than clutches for summer time? I find these small bags really cool and practical, for the city or on the beach. And, you know what? It also upcycling time! Those who are following me should know that I love upcycling things from home decor to my closet… Yesterday’s cushion cover is […]