The strap of this bag encloses the side seams and ends of the bottom trim, providing a contrast to the bag and strength to the strap.
The denim bag in the photo was made by felting denim in squares on the body of the bag and felting denim for the bottom fringe.
The "cat" bag was made with tapestry upholstery fabric and synthetic suede fabric. The fringe was made with the synthetic suede. Free Pattern and Directions to Sew a Dressed Up Tote Bag