A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: When you post a project, it's easier for people to discover it if you choose a great title for your thread.
Total Members: 303,213
Currently Running With Scissors:
588 Guests and 18 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Large vintage fabric Autumn tote!  (Read 937 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: September 22, 2006 11:10:54 AM »

So I bought this beautiful vintage fabric from a local thrift store about 6 months ago.  I knew I wanted to make a bag, but I decided to wait until my skill level rose to the point where I wouldn't botch it too badly.  I love the way it turned out!  I even took the time to topstitch the handles so they look all professional!
It has a squarish bottom and I lined it in a bright tealish green jersey fabric.  I wanted something large that I could use to tote all my stuff to work in: lunch, uniform and knitting.  It'll all fit now!  I even put a pocket in, but I couldn't get the pic to upload.  Undecided
The pocket is made of the flowery material.

Comments welcome!

Oops!  I forgot to put in my measurments, tee hee!  It's about 30 inches long, from the top of the handles to the bottom of the bag, and about 16 inches across.  HUGE!
« Last Edit: September 22, 2006 11:13:43 AM by astronogirl » THIS ROCKS   Logged

I do personal swappies!  Just PM me!

I'm also looking for a date to the winter dance...

Wisties!!!! - www.wists.com/astronogirl
Do you need a cute purse to go with that outfit?
Offline Offline

Posts: 617
Joined: 14-Sep-2006

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2006 11:38:42 AM »

That fabric is the BEST!  You bag looks very nice and well made.  You did a great job.

Join my yahoo group Always Sewn With Love to purchase fabrics at or near wholesale prices

I'm interested in personal swaps -- I love bracelets & necklaces and I don't know how to make them.
Offline Offline

Posts: 4706
Joined: 01-Aug-2005

Glcklich mich

View Profile
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2006 01:33:43 PM »

i love it! the fabric is awesome!

please help some animals by clicking here!
OH! and there are other tabs so you can do more helpful things. YAY!!
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Photo Clam Ball Head
The LiteShaper Frame and Softbox
How to Shape the Model with Light
How to Read the Photographic Histogram
How to Take Glamour Shots in High Key Setting
Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: Stuffed Acorn Squash
@Home This Weekend: Quilted Patchwork Basket
Craftster Quickies: How to Make Spooky Halloween Decorations

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.