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1  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: Travel Bag Duffel completed on: September 04, 2010 11:07:27 PM
Great fabric indeed and the bag is awesome.
2  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: Purse Binge. on: September 04, 2010 11:05:51 PM
Great bags there. I really like the one second from bottom, fabric wise. And I really like the dog. She looks like she's a very sweet dog  Smiley
3  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: MOAR! Spiderwebzz on: August 27, 2010 10:49:26 PM
I really like these bags! It got me thinking. I knot a bit, and I am thinking of using my own knotting work on a bag. What I can't figure out though: how do you fasten things like these (knotted stuff, lace, the spider webs) to the bag so it doesn't come loose?
4  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: Rag Bags - Corduroy shell on: August 27, 2010 10:39:57 PM
I love it! Now I am wondering how you did it

Thanks!  I actually didn't know about craftster.org back when I was looking for a tutorial, so I found it on youtube - it's here:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIz-whiBMww  The tutorial talks about cutting the fabric with a die cutting tool, but you can just use 5" squares instead (the die adds scalloped edges - so you could use a pinking blade for the same effect).

Anyway, the tutorial also shows how I made the handles and the closure.  Everything I did is from this tute.  However, I did stumble upon a similar tute here on crafster - it's here:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=198049.0, but it doesn't have the same closure.


Thanks so much for the links. It landed on my sewing list for the upcoming winter season Smiley
5  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: Rag Bags - Corduroy shell on: August 27, 2010 02:29:44 AM
I love it! Now I am wondering how you did it
6  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: Purses! on: August 22, 2010 10:35:02 PM
Wow, that's some output for one day. Very nice bags.
7  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Ribbon slouch bag on: August 22, 2010 10:26:04 AM




I have finally finished this bag, after weeks and weeks of blood, sweat and tears. It's a pattern from a Dutch pattern magazine called 'Knip' (september issue). It's a slouchy bag, with a large ribbon on one side and I have made an inner pouch in the lining.

However, I just couldn't figure out how to do the top/handles. In the end, I just did 'something' just to finish the darn thing. And even fotographing it wasn't easy. The outer fabric is a faux suede and the colors in the first picture reflect the actual colours best (very dark blue). The inner fabric is cotton. I really like the bag itself, but I don't like the fact that it isn't perfect, technically. I'm definitely NOT going to attempt this pattern again any time soon  Wink


8  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: Black Floral Tapestry Backpack on: August 22, 2010 12:55:23 AM
I really like it. I had been looking at tapestry fabric for bags, but I wasn't sure. Now I am. It works really well!
9  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: Two Mushroom Purses on: August 22, 2010 12:53:30 AM
I really love what you have done with the fabric. The colours are simply great!
10  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: My friend's Tattane bag on: August 20, 2010 11:43:20 PM

i think the worst part is turning the handles inside out  Undecided


LOL I can only second that. And my boyfriend is laughing here too. He had to help. He held the handles on one side and I turned them with a turner which I especially bought because of this bag  Cheesy
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