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Topic: Mom's Christmas gift....a denim purse made from old jeans.  (Read 1817 times)
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« on: November 22, 2006 05:55:54 AM »

First, I am sorry about the poor quality pics. I have a webcam and it takes horrible pics. Second, if I posted in the wrong place, I am sorry mods please move it. Thanks!
Anyway mom says these purses are sooo cute. It's an old pair of jeans made into a purse (yeah I know you have seen it before, how original right?) She lives out of state so I made this for her and am going to ship it. Please tell me your thoughts. I am stuck. I like how it's coming together but I think the back of the purse needs to be changed. Any advice would be sooo appreciated. Thanks Smiley
Here we go:
Front of purse (she likes flowers and gardening so I put a rose patch, there are strips of sequins along the pockets, and a cool fishnet style maroon ribbon sewn the one pocket, little flowers above the watch pocket)

http://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o98/seamonkeychik/Picture187.jpg
Inside detail with lining (you could see my stitching so I put this pretty black braided 'ribbon' with silver beads running through it. I know it's hard to see but I think it looks nice)
http://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o98/seamonkeychik/Picture184.jpg
Back (this is where i am stuck I think I need to take the bow off and add something to the pockets...but WHAT???)
http://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o98/seamonkeychik/Picture185.jpg
Handle (braided left over jean material)
http://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o98/seamonkeychik/Picture186.jpg
Please tell me your thoughts I want this to be perfect.
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« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2006 06:34:59 AM »

I think it's great! well if you wanted to.. you could add another rose/flower patch on one/both of the pockets... or you could write something on them with fabric paint...
you could even use a sash (sp?) or small belt and run it through the loops. all I can think of right now... if I think of anything else I'll let ya know!  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2006 06:38:00 AM »

ok  I love  it!!!   fabulous.... bad  pics  no  doubt!!  but  purse is  wonderful.... bet  your  fingers are  pleased  its  done!!  leave the  back  alone  it  screams I am cute  like  I am ... bet  your mom will love it!!!!  like  how  you did the  liner!  GOOD  work!
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