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« on: August 05, 2004 09:51:17 PM »

I *heart* my ipod and the silly case they give you with it scratches the front of it, so after seeing all of the ipod totes I was inspired to make my own.


Also, to continue showing off Smiley, I made this bag a few weeks ago:

and the inside:


(I also *heart* my freshly painted green table!)

I started sewing a few months ago when my dad gave me my greatgrandmothers sewing machine, I think it is beautiful and it makes a lovely chain stitch.


If anyone has any comments on my bags, please tell me!

Thanks!!
Catherine

p.s. sorry about the giant pictures!!
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« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2004 11:50:03 PM »

Oh my God, you used WONDERFUL fabric! I love it! Ilove your bag.
And your sewing machine... it's sooo beautiful. And it's still working!
I think it must feel kind of magic when you use something that belonged to your greatgrandmother... I envy you!
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« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2004 08:19:09 AM »

I love that machine, I too have a treadle machine my gran gave me, I use it to make quilts and its awesome for sewing really pain in the assafras areas because you can sew super slow.
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« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2004 10:19:37 AM »

how did u make it ineed one
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« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2004 09:46:06 PM »

What an awesome sewing machine, it's so wicked. Green is totally awesome, the bag's lookin good too Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2004 08:30:04 AM »

Thanks you guys!  I used to the messenger bag tutorial http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=2684.0 for both bags, (just tiny for the ipod tote!)
My only complaint about my sewing machine is that if I am sewing for awhile my leg starts to get sore!  But if there were ever a black out, I could keep sewing!  Wink
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« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2004 11:18:32 AM »

Cute bag, I love that fabric! And your machine is beautiful; what a lovely (and useful!) family heirloom  Smiley
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