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Topic: Bottomless Beaded Dragon Bag - Lots-O-Pics- Challenge # 11  (Read 1990 times)
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« on: January 28, 2007 06:07:37 AM »

Hi everyone.  This is my bottomless entry.  I LOVE big giant bags & its very hard for me to find store-bought bags large enough for my taste...so I decided to make one. 
The bag measures 17"w x 15"H x 5 1/2" d with a 45" strap...that's right...a 45" strap.  I can fit EVERYTHING in this bag...my dayplanner wallet, diapers, wipes, snacks, makeup, toys, lunches, bottles, and so much more...all at once.  The strap is long enough to wrap around my double strollers handle.  Tell me what you think...

I inherited these Austrian crystals & beads when my 99 year old Aunt passed several years ago.  They must be over 50 years old & still vibrant...

I've never embroidered with beads before...sorry if it isn't the most professional...

Also, a quick note... this is all from my warped imagination... no pattern... Wink


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and the inside  inside   inside..... *echo...echo...echo...*
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« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2007 06:18:05 PM »

This is a great-looking bag! And your beadwork is beautiful! I've never tried to do anything like that before- it would sap my patience I think and I'd end up with half of a dragon!  Wink And it is so nice that you were able to use some "family heirlooms" to make your bag- what a great personal touch!
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« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2007 08:44:19 PM »

love your bag! the beadwork is great too! It certainly looks sturdy and will work for you for a long time.
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« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2007 12:17:44 PM »

Your beadwork and embroidary skills are simply amazing! I am in awe! Great work!
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« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2007 12:53:53 PM »

*blushing*  Kiss  Thanx to all of you for your kind words.  I love this bag, and while I really reenforced the beadwork...I'm too scared to use it   Lips sealed  But I will...maybe when the kids are in college (they love little shiney things)...16 more years  Tongue   Grin Grin
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