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« on: September 14, 2007 12:22:25 PM »

I strated making purses using my husbands old Coast Guard uniform shirts for the fabric and I am in awe at how awesome they turned out! These are my first attempts in several years at making purses and I've never done it from anything other than regular fabric.



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« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2007 12:24:03 PM »

I love them!  I do alot of bags out my old Army BDUs and my husband's, too, and his ACUs and they always just mean a little more to me!

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« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2007 01:01:14 PM »

They look really great. I've been planning to do the same thing with some of my Coastie's old uniforms.

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« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2007 01:20:34 PM »

These look great!  Really awesome bags.  And I'll bet they're pretty sturdy, too, considering how strong that material is.  I like the contrasting linings as well!  Nice work!  Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2007 03:18:43 PM »

Very nice and professional looking. I really like the lining on the first bag. Good job!  Wink

« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2007 03:28:25 AM »

I reall love the second bag! Did you use a pattern? If not could you post a tute?
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« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2007 07:34:25 AM »

Good work using the uniforms without making the bags bulky. The slim lines and femme linings make for some smart totes.

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