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« on: December 07, 2006 06:47:20 PM »

so I had been working on my version of stopthefacades' Iron(III)Oxide
dress & I must really have needed sleep because it ended up being far too
long.  kept the scraps of the hem that I had to chop off and the bits from
around the 'pattern' and made them into a little bag.  mm, I hope this
qualifies as a reconstruction or else I've put it in the wrong board.

here's what I had to work with.  this might be a little confusing, but if you
look at the original dress, I think it'll make more sense.

so I decided to flip them over & use the 'band' as the top.
here's a detail shot of the handles.  I cut long strips of the fabric
that was left over after I had cut my pieces out and then braided them

this isn't my first project, but it's the first thing that i've
posted.   comments & critique appreciated.
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« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2006 07:04:43 PM »

I am a big fan of teal, and that color is just right!  I love the style of the bag (I just made one similar today!) and the braided handles really make the bag.  Nice job!

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« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2006 08:02:05 PM »

Is the bag made of jersey? (It looks like it) That would definitely make an interesting purse.

Props on using your scraps for something productive!
« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2006 10:35:40 AM »

I definitely have to agree with mebsmommy - the braided handles really do make the bag Smiley

Awesome style, beautiful color!
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2006 06:06:05 PM »

thank you guys!

& it is made out of jersey.  it's kind of stretchy, too. 
but I lined it and ironed in a little interfacing that I found
in my house to the band, so it's actually sturdy.

« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2006 11:37:59 PM »

Very cute and unique. I love the fabric color
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