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« on: March 13, 2009 01:16:19 PM »

After this (http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=296165.0) I decided to make another one of these, this time in blue/turqoise with darkblue denim lining. It has two pockets on the front and one zippered pocket inside.









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« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2009 03:05:11 PM »

very nice!!  i like the zipper on top--it looks so neatly done--how did you do it!?
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« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2009 02:34:05 AM »

Thanks!

My zipper wasn`t long enough, so first of all, I cut two small gusset parts for the ends and attached them to it. Then I took the two long gusset parts of fabric and two of the lining, and attached them to the zipper like if you were making a lined zippered pouch. At the very last step of the bag, after putting the lining and the mainfabric together, I attached the lining-gusset parts to the lining and the fabric to the fabric. Very important to leave a small hole somewhere in the lining for turning around afterwards - and to keep the zipper open.  Wink
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« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2009 06:27:44 PM »

Very nice!  I like the simple, clean lines.  It also looks like a great size for a laptop bag/briefcase!
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« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2009 04:18:24 AM »

Thank you!  Cheesy I wrote a tutorial on my blog about it, it is in german - but with many pictures.  Wink

http://everybodysstarling.blogspot.com/
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