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Topic: "bubble gum chain " bag with a tute (may be hard to follow)  (Read 14298 times)
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« Reply #20 on: July 05, 2007 10:18:40 AM »

I've seen these before, but have always been too chicken to try it. Thanks for the tute.
Maybe I'll do some experimenting later.
« Reply #21 on: January 15, 2008 06:06:23 AM »

I've been making one of these for a long time.  Really long, like more than a year.  Mine is sewed, or rather laced, together.  Starting at the bottom, I made a gum wrapper chain and fastened the ends together into a circle.  I squished it into a tight oval and laced it together back and forth with heavy thread to make a base, rather like the beginning of a rag rug.  I am building the purse up, row by row, first making a gum wrapper circle, then attaching it--nestling it into the points of the row below and lacing back and forth.  It does take forever, and I'm not completely in love with it.

Here's a tutorial I found on the web:  http://www.candywrapperpurse.blogspot.com/
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