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« on: November 14, 2006 11:00:14 AM »

I posted this in the Completed Projects along with a few other purses, but since I was inspired by people on this page to try the magazine purse, I will share my photos here as well!

For this one I used full bleed pages from several gardening magazines and cut them into 1-inch strips using my rotary cutter and mat.  I then wrapped each strip in packing tape and wove them together.  I attached interfacing to the back and then just used the woven sheet as a piece of fabric!  My needle needed to be wiped off a couple of times (due to the sticky tape) but it worked surprisingly well!



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A second bag I made using the same technique but making the total image smaller to hopefully add to the overall durability of the bag.  I made this as a request for a silent benefit auction for a friend who is going through cancer treatments.



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« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2006 05:58:02 AM »

Oh wow!!!! Shocked

These are SO fantastic!!  Beautiful work!  And thanks for describing how you did it.  *thinks maybe one day to give this a go!* 
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« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2006 06:58:43 PM »

I love it also. Very nice work.  8)d
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« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2006 05:56:39 PM »

oooh la la!  I love it!  I want to try to do one of all LEGS!  Animal legs, human legs, etc...
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« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2006 11:50:52 AM »

Those are both really neat!  Nice work!
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