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« on: May 09, 2007 01:22:42 PM »

Well, I'm not sure it's waterproof, but it's made out of 'waxed fabric' ( I have no idea what it would actually be called in English).

I bought the fabric, just a cheap left-over, about a year ago, and feel stupid for not making anything out of it yet! The fabric is kinda stiff, so it's easy to sew with, and I kept it pretty simple anyway.

I like the clean look, but feel like somethings missing...maybe a little strap sticking out as a loop in one end or something...any ideas?

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« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2007 01:45:56 PM »

I think that it is simply wonderful!!  It looks beautiful just the way it is, great job!!  Sometimes simple is best, the color of the zipper just makes the fabric **POP**--always wanted to say that Grin---

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« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2007 01:46:40 PM »

I love it! That fabric is fab, and you did an excellent job!
I think adding a strap to it would be good too.

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« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2007 02:16:30 PM »

I really like that, and the contrasting zipper really makes it look special. I think it's great as is! (I am a fan of clean & simple, and I like the shape)

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« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2007 02:19:09 PM »

I'm usually not into sequins and beads, but I think it'd be cool if you hand sewed one of the two onto the little black dots. . .

I personally like it without straps. But the fabric and the actual bag are so cute I really don't think you could mess it up! Nice job Smiley
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2007 04:09:21 PM »

I love the color combinations of green and purple and the fabric is pretty rocking too!

I think that maybe a beaded charm on the zipper pull would give it the missing *zing*. Maybe you could use a combination of green and purple beads to further the great color duo?

« Reply #6 on: May 09, 2007 04:35:25 PM »

oh yeah, i like that. (the beaded charm on the zipper)

good idea march Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: May 09, 2007 06:36:36 PM »

I like the clean simple lines of it as well! Nice work

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« Reply #8 on: May 09, 2007 08:55:46 PM »

That kind of fabric is called 'oil cloth' in America.
Looks great!  I would like a wrist strap on it, personally. 

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« Reply #9 on: May 10, 2007 02:17:19 PM »

Thanks for all the great ideas and nice comments! I'm making more like this one, so I'll make sure to try out different ideas Cheesy

That kind of fabric is called 'oil cloth' in America.
Thanks RM! I've been wondering what to call it Smiley
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