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« on: August 25, 2006 06:47:41 AM »

I got another custom order from a friend's sister for a replica of an Old Navy bag you can no longer buy called a Bohemian Hobo Bag. It's massive! I only had a couple of Ebay postings with pictures to reference, so I think I did well in duplicating the effect. She also didn't like the fabrics that they had options for, so this was a totally custom job.

The bag is 19.5" wide, roughly 6" deep, and the straps are 35" long, so it wraps around your body. The straps are 3.5" wide. There's a decorative button at the front, which has a loop from the opposite side that folds over to hold it shut. The bag is fully reversible too!

At first I thought the bag was OMFG way too huge, but it really does feel nice and comfortable when wrapped around. It's awesome for a gym bag or a weekender bag.



The only trouble I had was with the 1/4" binding. It was so small that I had trouble wrapping it around lol Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2006 06:58:32 AM »

Great Job!  Wink
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« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2006 07:09:55 AM »

the purse is amazing! but it is really huge! (not saying that is a bad thing! Smiley)
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« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2006 07:31:24 AM »

That is wonderful.  I can see shopping with that & so many other uses. 

Great job.  I'd love to make one of those.  Thanks for the deminsions. 
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« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2006 07:37:31 AM »

Yeah it's a really cool bag Smiley I was thinking of actually offering them as something to sell on my site. I can't offer it for the sweatshop prices of Old Navy, but for handmade, people really can't argue.
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« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2006 08:18:43 AM »

That looks like a great "take your own snacks to the movies" kinda bag.  Oh wait, that's right, no outside food or drink, I forgot...  ;( 
Great job, it looks awesome!
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