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pinkangel1979
« on: March 10, 2007 11:09:46 AM »

I made this purse based on the one in the Crafter's Companion.
It was very easy, I made it a little different to the book as I didn't blanket stitch the edges and used the lace trim as the fastening (the buttons are just decorative.



I'm going to give it to my Mum for Mother's Day (next Sunday in the UK).

I'd love to hear what you think of it as it's the first item I've sewn for a long time.
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sarantha
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2007 11:20:36 AM »

I think it's cute - I love the bright flower fabrics, and the lace is a nice touch. I don't miss the blanket stitch, I think it's great the way it is!
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Hallo aus Deutschland! Hi from Germany!
I'm interested in personal swaps - and if you live in Europe, we could swap some fabrics - PM me!

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GirlyGirlBags
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2007 05:55:00 PM »

too cute! Cheesy
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pinkangel1979
« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2007 03:41:14 AM »

Thank you both.  The more I look at it the more I think, I'll make something else for Mum and keep it for myself!
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Jane2
« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2007 05:09:17 AM »

Aaawww ... come on ... give it to your Mom.

On the other hand, you could tell her you made this one as practice, and you didn't want her to be the guinea pig recipient.
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pinkangel1979
« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2007 05:30:06 AM »

Oh no don't worry, I'll give it to my Mum Smiley  I haven't time to make anything else before Sunday.  Hopefully I'll have time to make myself one some other time.
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milliebug
« Reply #6 on: March 12, 2007 02:03:10 PM »

 It's great! Love the lace.
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pinkangel1979
« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2007 09:16:34 AM »

Thanks milliebug Smiley
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