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angelwing75
« on: July 27, 2004 08:47:43 PM »

This is my first post!  Yay! 

Here's a picture of a little bag I made from a little girl's tank top. 

http://angelwingdesigns.homestead.com/76purse.jpg

Here's the tank:

http://angelwingdesigns.homestead.com/76tank.jpg

It's not perfect, but I think it's cute.   Smiley  (I don't think the pictures came out too well, though!)

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« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2004 09:49:58 PM »

I Love it, I am going to Meijers and buying those tank tops I saw on clearence right now.. thank god they are open 24/7

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« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2004 03:34:11 PM »

Nice bag! I like how you designed the handles.

ciao, and welcome!
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« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2004 08:33:25 PM »

Really cute and really clever! Love the handles! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2004 10:50:37 AM »

wow that is an awesome idea for people who like handbags!!  How neat!  I'm going to have to try that out sometime.
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angelwing75
« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2004 08:56:21 AM »

Thanks everyone.   Cheesy  The straps were an on-the-fly decision, but if I'd thought about it more, I would have made them heavier.  They need to be a little stiffer to carry well.  But it looks supercute when carried on the wrist.  Thanks again for all your great comments!
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« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2004 06:44:14 PM »

could you possibly explain how to do this? please Cheesy    thanks!
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« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2004 07:45:41 PM »

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« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2004 08:55:11 AM »

could you possibly explain how to do this? please Cheesy    thanks!


Here's what I did:
http://angelwingdesigns.homestead.com/79bag.pdf

I recreated the instructions from memory, so I hope I didn't miss any steps! 

(Oops!  I just noticed that I did forget to put in there that you should sew up the lining hole!  Just don't forget to do it before you use your bag!)  Smiley

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« Reply #9 on: August 17, 2004 04:27:33 PM »

Wow thank you so much!  Now i know what to do with all of those cute cheap tops that are so cool but i don't buy cause i wouldn't wear!
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