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Vintage scarf 'handbag strap'

Every now and again you come across a wonderful vintage handbag with a damaged strap and a beautiful silk scarf with a stain or a hole............PERFECT! It's fun and flexible to up-cycle the two by twisting the silk scarf and attaching it to the handbag loops to make a shoulder strap. Adjust the length to suit and alternate the scarves for colour and variety.       Tips: You need a bag where the handle is attached by loops. A medium size (70 - 78 cm), mid-weight soft silk scarf works best.    

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