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« on: May 13, 2007 07:30:33 AM »

Here are three bags I have completed..

this one is made from left over naugahyde (sp?) my dad used for his iceboat interior, it's my first completed bag!

and my second...

third, and possibly my favorite..

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« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2007 07:51:39 AM »

I love em!  I'm totally intimidated by the prospect of sewing naugahyde (don't know how to spell it either), so that you would just jump in and do it with your first bag is totally impressive.  I love the other two as well!  You chose great fabrics.

Oh, and where did you get the handle/strap for the third bag?
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2007 04:40:10 PM »

Don't know if the second one is crumpled from being crushed after you made it or not, but for smoother seams and hems it's always a good idea to iron them before sewing, reduces the likelyhood of the fabric puckering up as you sew it especially around pinned areas.

But good job on all three, that first one is really cool, love that fabric - was it hard to sew? Did it slip or stick at all as you worked it through the machine?
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2007 08:43:57 PM »

your purse handles have framed your dog,very interesting, I like the first one the best
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2007 11:30:45 AM »

I really like the first one: love the colour. And good for you for trying something intimidating on your first attempt! They're all very nice: the pear fabric is great as well.

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« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2007 07:13:05 AM »

your purse handles have framed your dog,very interesting, I like the first one the best
Haha!  I just went back and checked the pics again to see that!  Cute doggie!!  Cheesy
But, about the bags!...all are really nice.  I love the fabric in the second bag and my fav bag is the third...great fabric and style!  Great job!  Smiley

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« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2007 07:42:11 AM »

That first bag is so cool, the color is incredible. That is an impressive start for sewing bags.

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