LP Album Cover Purse

I would like to make a totebag for my daughter-in-law out of an old Doors Album cover. I would prefer to use a cover and cloth stitched method over the grommet constructed method but would be appreciative of any tutorials or directions for either style.

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Bartender0062

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October 5, 20050 found this helpful

Have you though about getting the album cover copied to transfer paper and then putting it on cloth?

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October 5, 20050 found this helpful

If you want to use the actual album cover and yet preserve it a bit, why not use clear plastic from a fabric store. You should be able to buy a thickness that you can machine stitch on easily. You could then sandwich the album cover between two pieces and then sew completely around it. Then, using a purchased totebag pattern or your own design, the rest of the bag could be made out of fabric such as canvas, or colored plastic to match the clear plastic weight.

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October 6, 20050 found this helpful

I saw this done on the Carol Duvall show. Go to her website and find the directions. Have fun.

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October 14, 20050 found this helpful

You might want to consider copying it and going from there. Depending on the condition of the album cover you might be turning a collectable worth a lot of money into a tote that will get bumped around and possibly ruined.

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