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I hope that you'll find something in our catalog that you like. I also can create custom orders; email me to specify exactly what kind of purse you want.
 

Emily's backpack
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Vinyl surface keeps your backpack clean and dry.
Equip yourself with a new back pack!
14" wide x 17" This vinyl backpack will protect all your belongings as you wear it to school,university, or to the Bering Sea as a marine biologist as does Emily in the illustration. The inside is vinyl as well as the outside. There are two pouch pockets on the outside and two pockets on the inside. The backpack will hold a laptop or tablet and other electronic accessories you want to carry. The carrying straps converts to various sizes as you shift from wearing it or carrying it.  Order this bag and I can customize it to your order in either patterned or solid colors. it can also be made in canvas or other fabrics.
 
Price:  $35.00 plus shipping and handling.     
 
Price:$35.00 plus shipping and handling.
 

Cotton Butterfly Patchwork Handbag
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14 x 14 size bag to hold your things

Colorful and cheerful handbag for spring and summer
14" wide x 14" high. Enjoy shopping or meeting friends outfitted with this colorful spring bag. Outside is formed of eight different bright colored cotton prints. One inside zippered pocket and two other inside pockets; one holds a cell phone. Inside lining is lavender satin. Organza butterfly pin embellishment on front. 
Price:  $35.00 plus shipping and handling.     
 

Price:$35.00 plus shipping and handling.
 

Rust Canvas and Black Vinyl Satchel
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Cary your laptop safely and professionally

Carry a professional satchel to transport your laptop
14" wide x 13" high. Carry this  rust canvas satchel to your next job interview for a professional look. One inside zippered pocket and two other inside pocket plus a separate compartment to place your laptop. Inside lining is black satin. One outside zippered pocket with a handmade leather tassel on zipper pull.   One adjustable crossover carrying strap as well as separate handles for your convenience. Embellished with your initials embroidered on front.
Price:  $55.00 plus shipping and handling.     
 

Price:$55.00 plus shipping and handling.
 

Green Tapestry Tote with top zipper
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Large enough to safely carry your laptop or I-Pad

Tote your tools of the trade in this tapestry tote.

 

13" wide x 14" high. Feel elegant all day as you trot from appointment to appointment. The outside of the bag is a light green textured rayon tapestry. The inside lining is green satin with one inside zippered pocket and two other inside pockets. You can carry this bag either with the long removable carrying strap or with the separate wooden bead handles. The tote is embellished with an enamel daisy flower pin.
Price $35.00 plus shipping and handling.
 
 

Price:$35.00 plus shipping and handling.
 

Embossed tan vinyl leather handbag
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Western embossed leather appearance

Inside lining of embossed handbag
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Scenes from old western movie, western symbols

SHOW OFF YOUR WESTERN SAVVY
10" wide x 8" high. Embossed tan vinyl leather handbag. Inside lining is a western print with scenes from cowboy movies and symbols of the old west. three pockets inside, one for a cell phone. this purse will contain all your needs from morning through evening activities.  Antique brass button on tab. Magnetic tab closure.
Price:$49.95 plus shipping and handling.
 

Cosmetic Case
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protect your belongings from spills

Cosmetic Case
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protect your belongings from spills

TRAVEL IN STYLE!
10" wide x 7" high. Protect your belongings from spills. Carry your cosmetics in this vinyl inside & outside bag. shown are the front and back sides of the case. Inside case is rainbow design vinyl. The length of the strap is adjustable by sliding strap through metal buckle.
Price:$14.99 plus shipping and handling.
 

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Eyelash knit black and purple pouch
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Fun purse for a fun evening

Carry a fuzzy pouch to make a happy statement!
10" wide x 9" high. Carry this  eyelash knit fabric pouch for a carefree evening or a special dinner.  One inside zippered pocket. Inside lining is mauve satin. Bamboo handles. Gold mesh trim. Lavender tassels on pull cord for purse closure. Young or mature, every woman will feel fashion forward carrying this fuzzy pouch for a fun occasion.

Price:$35.95 plus shipping and handling.
 

Blue Canvas I-Pad Tote
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Protect your I-Pad from bumps and scratches

Safely Carry Your I-Pad or other tablet wherever you go
9" wide x 10" high. Sturdy canvas fabric protects your tablet while carrying it wherever you go. An outside pocket holds your power cord, pen, and notebook. Bag has both over the shoulder strap and handles for your convenience. The pocket is embellished with a copy of an antique photograph of an Ojibway Indian chief. 
Price:$25.95 plus shipping and handling.
 

Purple silk ruffles cover vintage clutch
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Vintage gold chain handle and closing clasp

Perfect purse for a glamorous evening!
10" wide x 6" high. Here's a purse for a romantic evening with a special person. After finding this purse at a vintage purse sale, I decided to cover the worn outside fabric with this gorgeous purple silk ruffled fabric. Because I could not use my sewing machine on an already constructed purse, I had to do all the sewing by hand. The structure is sturdy and based on a gold metal framework. I left the internal vintage lining intact. It features an "HL" logo which stands for Herbert Levy, an award winning purse and shoe designer from the 20's to the 40's. The inside lining is gold rayon faille. I found the vintage heavy gold chain at another sale to create the handle. The original 20's gold tone clasp is intact and provides the purse closure. If you want to garner attention by carrying this special clutch, press the "Buy Now" Button.
On-sale Price:$22.95 plus shipping and handling.
 

Cotton satiric art print - cat theme
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Black Satin lining

Witty Purse to Catch Attention
10" wide x 12" high. Everyone will comment on the satire played on famous  works such as Mona Lisa, The Scream, Venus De Milo, and God Touching Adam in the Sistine Chapel.  Unusual shape looks like a guitar. The purse is embellished with a handcrafted cat sculpture with a glazed surface colored in black and white with rainbow stripes.  It also has two shiny buttons to hod the handle in place. Lined with black satin, it has three inside pockets, one is zippered. It is fastened with a magnetic snap. Slim and sophisticated, this purse is perfect for carrying your cosmetics, telephone, wallet, keys, camera, etc., at family gatherings, luncheons, or the workplace.

On-sale Price:$29.95 plus shipping and handling.
 

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Pleated Cotton Purse
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Two cotton print fabrics

This elegant handbag will carry you through the day.

12" wide x 9" high. This handbag can hold everything you need for a creative day of work or shopping. Created of two coordinated cotton prints, it is pleated to form an elegant design. Three inside pockets, one with zipper, one for cell phone. Fabric straps make the purse functional and easy to carry. Satin lining inside. Purse is embellished with a gold metallic owl pin. Price: $35.95 plus shipping and handling.


 

Black Ring Embroidered Vinyl Purse
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Over the shoulder strap

A Special Purse for the Savvy Coupon Shopper

10" high x 13" wide. This unique bag is created of black vinyl leather embroidered with rings in brown, rust, and gold. It is lined with lined with gold satin.  Three inside pockets, one with zipper, one for cell phone. Over the shoulder strap makes it easy to shop and keep your purse close and protected. Top zipper closure. The perfect bag for holding lots of coupons for your shopping trips and being in style! Price: $64.95 plus shipping and handling.
 

 

Red Crocodile Vinyl Purse
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A perfect bag for all your activities.
Inside of Red Crocodile Purse
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One zippered pocket
Fashion Magic! for the on-the-go-woman!

10" wide x 12" high. Perfect purse for shopping and any social activity. Crafted of red crocodile vinyl, lined with blue, red, and white jersey print. One zippered pocket. Strap to go over the shoulder or carrying in hand. large Gold buckle to adjust length of strap. Wear strap across body to protect purse contents. Gold swivel closure on front flap. Price: $55.00 plus shipping and handling.


I can make a custom made handbag for you. Please contact me.

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Rust Velvet - Bead Fringe Evening Bag
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Gold Frame snaps open & shut

Inside of Rust Velvet Fringe bag
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Three pockets: one zippered, one for cell phone.
The romantic purse for that special evening.

9" high x 6" wide. Created of rust velvet, embroidered with gold sparkles, lined with apricot flower-printed satin Three inside pockets, one with zipper, one for cell phone. Gold and garnet and pearl beaded chain handle. Embellished around the edges with a fringe of amber and crystal beads. Antique cameo pin decorates front of bag. Gold metal frame snaps open and closed. The perfect evening bag for special evening celebrations. Price: $125.00 plus shipping and handling.

Toile Print and Black Faux Leather Purse
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Inside of Toile and Black Leather Purse
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Three pockets: one zippered, one for cell phone.
Show off your taste in this delightful French Toile print bag.

13" wide x 11" high. A conversation piece, this bag features an 18th century French Toile Print. Created of black & tan Toile print cotton, lined with cream satin. Three inside pockets, one with zipper, one for cell phone. Black leather handles. Black vinyl leather protects bottom of bag as well as four additional small pockets outside. Price: $34.95 plus shipping and handling.


Large Tapestry Purse
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Carry your current project as well as cell phone, camera, etc.
Interior view of lining with pockets
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Pockets to hold business cards, cell phone, camera
The perfect bag for your everyday needs, and beautiful, too!

Carry all your belongings and projects to work, meetings, or shopping. 5 interior pockets, one is zippered, in this large (15" w x 13" h) tapestry bag. Colors: black with red, pink, golden and white print of strawberries with green leaves and vines. Lining is fine velvet cordoroy print in burnt orange, black, and brown. Pockets are sized to hold cell phone, notepads, camera, etc. Closes with magnetic snap. Handles are amber colored tortorise shell design. Exterior tapestry is pleated and folded with an interior canvas mount to hold its shape, making it very sturdy as well as lovely. Embellished with a gold pin with red roses and green leaves. Price: $65.00 plus shipping and handling.

DO YOU NEED A NEW HANDBAG?
I have been making and selling handmade handbags since 2006, and I pride myself on providing customers with the best-quality products and personal service. You can order from us using our online catalog, and pay for your purchase with a credit card. Most of the purses and totes sell for $22.00 to $65.00. I personally handcraft each one. If you would like a special order, I will be happy to make a custom purse for you. Price will vary according to materials used.

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Open Square Pendant Necklace
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Everyday Elegance by Michele

Open Square Pendant

A new feature on our website will be Everyday Elegance Handmade Jewelry by Michele. This necklace is the first of many bracelets, ear rings and necklaces to come. The gemstones are all personally selected by Michele and then fashioned into one-of-a-kind creations.
This necklace is 22 inches long. Its centerpiece is a 1 inch mother of pearl square.  The beads are squares of amazonite , real pearls, glass  beads and Swarovski crystals.
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 $30.00 plus shipping and handling
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