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Topic: Amy Butler & CarEll EllDar's take on the manillia folder  (Read 2013 times)
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CarEll EllDar
« on: December 21, 2006 08:38:14 PM »

I made this from Amy Butler's In Stitches book.  The pattern is easy to do, but you have to trust the instructions (which means that I read them over and over again).  I did not use rivets as suggested in the book [nasty, loud, have-to-use-a-tool-and-why-would-I-when-I-can-make-a-button-hole-instead?! notions].  I am pleased with the end product, but I would suggest using a slightly heavier fabric than what I used.  

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« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2007 05:29:57 PM »

I think this is gorgeous! Maybe I'll make some to hold all of my lecture notes from school..
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« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2007 05:45:35 PM »

That is beautiful! I am going to have to give that a try for sure! Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2007 07:13:59 PM »

Very nice! I got this book for Christmas and can't wait to get started on the projects. Your folders are a kick in the butt to start on some of the patterns!
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« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2007 07:19:54 PM »

Will definately be making at least 6 of these for my upcoming semester.  I hate it when the folders I purchase wear out.  These are great.  I have many, many semesters ahead of me and these would be great to keep things in order.   Wink
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« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2007 06:01:31 AM »

Very cool Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2007 10:06:23 AM »

very well done! very inspiring!
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« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2007 07:23:13 PM »

i'm thinking this would be great for a girl in college, and wondering about using 2 buttons with a cord that wraps back and forth around them.  also have a snap tool i'm dying to try out on anything, but that might take away from the effect.
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