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« on: August 05, 2007 08:24:30 PM »

Just want to say that this was a great idea for a challenge. We are all winners with this one since we are doing something to help the environment.
Since I have several small totes I use for grocery shopping, I wanted to make a really big one that could hold as much as a big brown paper bag (but without ripping as they tend to do when loaded down with milk and heavy stuff). So I used a paper grocery bag as my pattern.

So here it is:


And the inside, fully loaded:


Close up of the embroidery:


And the trim:


Good luck to all!
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« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2007 08:26:34 PM »

that is really nice work... and detail.  Great job!
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« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2007 08:32:46 PM »

I love the embroidery.  Very detailed.
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« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2007 10:10:55 PM »

I'm a sucker for kittens. This is totally cute.  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2007 06:14:32 AM »

Beautiful embroidery.
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« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2007 11:43:54 AM »

easily my favorite! nice work! :]
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« Reply #6 on: August 08, 2007 11:52:36 PM »

I love this. It's so retro and sweet. Great job! I'd carry it with pride.
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« Reply #7 on: August 09, 2007 06:05:18 PM »

embroidery=amazing

This is a great bag, I freaking love it!
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« Reply #8 on: August 09, 2007 10:52:13 PM »

Ooh, I love this one!!
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« Reply #9 on: November 17, 2007 08:07:29 PM »

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