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« on: December 06, 2006 04:51:05 PM »


This is the one that I stained...I used a soft brush to apply stain...the beads on the handles didn't take the stain as well b/c they had some sort of finish on them so I distressed the bag to match and used a spray clear finish on it to seal it.


I spray painted this one...much easier than staining. I decorated the top with beads and a plaster skull.
With both of these bags I opted for wire as the closer instead of elastic...I have some old telephone wire that is copper with colored coatings. I just used coordinating colors (or I would have stripped them).
« Last Edit: June 28, 2010 11:49:19 AM by jungrrl - Reason: fixed picture(s) » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2006 05:00:53 PM »

Why the heck can't I see my pics?Huh

Hmm... does blogger allow hotlinking to photos?  (do they allow you to post the pictures elsewhere if they are hosted with them?)

I think they are to big...I need to figure out how to reduce them.

I don't think so, Craftster would automatically minimize them for ya, but could be!  Meanwhile, let's post the links so everyone can still see them!  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2006 05:20:00 AM »

I changed the pix to links so everyone can see 'em.  Smiley

I really like the black one... the little skull is an awesome addition!
« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2006 03:14:39 AM »

Thank you for your help...I had tried to put them in the picture host here and it wouldn't except them..I have something else to post in another forum..I'll try again.
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2006 04:57:53 AM »

I just had to put them here agin b/c I actually figured it out this morning...
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« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2006 09:49:58 AM »

these are so great! i tried to make the popsicle purse and failed miserably Cry.... but yours are amazing!
« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2006 05:07:19 PM »

Actually the first two I made didn't work out. They are like baskets! I worked them two at a time that's why I screwed up two.. They do make cool looking baskets though.
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« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2006 11:03:39 AM »

Those are so wicked. I love the black one. And the flower on the blue on gives it a nice touch. Very good work.

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« Reply #8 on: December 19, 2006 02:43:05 PM »

I love the black one. How long did it take you to make one?

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« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2006 04:06:23 AM »

I can't really say how long it took b/c I did them at work as I had free minutes...I will say that I realized how time consuming it might be so I worked 2 at the same time. You have to let the glue set a few minutes after each row so I just kept a piece of paper to note what row I was on. I do embroidery for a living so I have free time during runs, anywhere from a minute to an hour. I just set them up in an out of the way place and added a row here and there.
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