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tartan_skirt
« on: June 25, 2006 11:08:22 AM »

Since I finally got a sewing machine I was able to turn an old jumper of mine into a bag! I wasn't very found of it as a jumper, but it's a great bag. I've been planning making it for a very long time, but I knew that hand sewing it was out of the question. I put a lining in it, but no interfacing, as I wanted it to be easy to store (in the pictures it has a book in it, so isn't all floppy).

Me with the bag (I'm too lazy to edit out my face, so just ignore it Roll Eyes):


I'll link to the other two pictures, as I don't want to cause problems for the slower computers. Smiley

Close up: http://img186.imageshack.us/my.php?image=purplebag29sn.jpg (Umm.. ignore my toes...)
Inside: http://img486.imageshack.us/my.php?image=purplebag38av.jpg

There are still plenty of rough bits, but nothing stands out too much. I'm pretty proud of this. Smiley I had a lot of problems making it, the first of which was figuring out it was knitted, so might come apart if not sewn together properly. A lot of the time I was just making it up as I went along, so it is bound to be messy. Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2006 08:42:23 AM »

that looks so roomy! bet you get a lot of stuff in it.
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tartan_skirt
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2006 09:11:37 AM »

Damn ImageShack! *shakes fist at* Picture replaced by a clickable thingy.

It is quite roomy, I never noticed how many textbooks I could fit in it. Cheesy Although, I don't want to put too much strain on the sleeves/strap.
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blackbags
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2006 05:16:19 AM »

I just finished a bag and matching key fob from an old jumper of mine, had a stain (so sad) but not anymore!

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wanching
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2006 05:38:51 AM »

wow... Cheesy
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