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Jennickell
« on: June 23, 2006 11:26:42 AM »

I found some packages of pre-cut fabric strips on clearance at Hobby Lobby, said it was for knitters, but ha, I crocheted with them and I came up with tis:
http://www.craftster.org/pictures/uploads/18549/crochet_purse.JPG

Just a really simple single crochet (I used a K hook), made one long panel,whip stitched it up the sides. I did not like how all the little strings were all over the place, so I washed it and dried it then put the handle on.
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judypudy
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2006 05:29:59 AM »

that is a real NICE looking purse. you did a great job on it.  wish i could find some pre-cut fabric strips. i like to make throw rugs with it.    thanks for sharing.    judy
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ViolaGrl237
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2006 06:15:49 PM »

any possibility you could repost the picture?

I do a lot of fabric knitted purses and I'm trying to do a crocheted one so I can teach a class.

Also, have you crocheted it in a circle. (I don't know if that's the right wording). I'm trying to find a way to not stitch it up the sides.

I'm more of a knitter, so any suggestions would be great.
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Jennickell
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2006 06:06:47 AM »

That is so weird that the pic wasnt showing up anymore, oh well
here ya go!
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janeausten
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2006 08:22:11 AM »

oh, i love it!  nice colors and i like the handles too.  Grin
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VivCatGirl
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2006 09:38:46 AM »

Very very nice!

I saw some really nice fabric strips at the other day and was tempted! So it's great to know that it would look so amazing in a crochet bag!
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« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2006 06:19:36 PM »

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Also, have you crocheted it in a circle. (I don't know if that's the right wording). I'm trying to find a way to not stitch it up the sides.

Yes you could crochet this in the round (thats the term to use) or you could work back along the other side of your chains to make an oval shape.
But i think it would be easier to make a rectangle then sew up on a sewing machine, since you use fabric it goes through well, just adjust the tension on the thread.
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