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« on: August 06, 2007 08:59:20 AM »

I made this over the weekend.



It's from Simple Sewing by Lotta Jansdotter; a wonderful book I really recommend.  I only want to make every project in it.  I modified the pattern ever so slightly; I made the interior pocket much bigger and made the straps long enough to put over my shoulder.  I also added a light weight interfacing to give it more structure.  I love the way it came out and may be making them for Christmas presents.

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« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2007 11:06:00 AM »

Very cute!  And I love how the straps and piping are a "louder" print; it contrasts nicely with the more understated body fabric.
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« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2007 11:37:31 AM »

I really like your color choices.  I think that adding the interfacing was a good decision.  Great Job!
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« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2007 02:33:36 PM »

what a gorgeous bag... it's so professional.  the fabrics are the perfect fabrics... i love it!  i wish i had one! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2007 02:54:23 PM »

wow. I love the material and hte lining! good job. and thanks for the book name and author. I'll be sure to check it out!
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« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2007 05:57:14 PM »

That's beautiful. Looks like a total 9 to 5 professional bag.

I too will check into the book. Just what I need, another craft book  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2007 07:51:28 PM »

*wow, i just saw this tote saturday in that exact book. i really like the urs and great idea for CHRISTMAS GIFTS!! i told my daughter that i would make one u beat me to it, MAN!!  did u buy the book?* Sad Undecided
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