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skankin kiwi
« on: February 17, 2007 12:02:34 AM »

So, this started when my dad was getting rid of a bunch of ties.  Now my mom finds me bags of them (ties, not dads!) for super cheap at thrift stores.  I've made quite a few over the past couple years.  It just takes me awhile since I feel the need to completely hand sew them, so the ties lay like I want them to!
I had previously sewn on velcro for the closures, but I am liking giant snaps right now.  And I have lined one or two, but I kinda like being able to see all my tiny little stiches when I look inside!


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« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2007 12:58:07 AM »

so i'm basically a purse junkie. I LOVE THIS!!! great work, it look like so much fun to carry around! Grin
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« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2007 01:36:07 AM »

These are so fun!
I love them Cheesy

I know what you mean about handsewing being better for control.
I'm not completely used to my sewing machine yet, and it likes to make things lie crooked Roll Eyes lol
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sammimag
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2007 10:02:22 AM »

Very cool.  Now I know what I can do with some ties when I get a sackful again. 
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« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2007 02:45:36 PM »

These are great!  I'm still carrying the tie purse I made before Thanksgiving 'cause I love it so much.  Yours are wonderful!
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« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2007 09:22:20 PM »

These are super cute!
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« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2007 07:37:46 PM »

tht is a really cute idea!! i love ties too! i made a suit/tie purse a while back! Super cute
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