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monalisa_lazysmile
« on: September 27, 2007 12:29:12 PM »

i made that one for my best friend who also chose the fabric at ikea.



vintage button closure



plain black lining (also ikea fabric)



and that one's for another friend from university who's a great elvis fan, as you might tell Wink. she's also into black and white, obviously.



stencil close-up



fancy lining + zipper



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« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2007 12:36:06 PM »

These are so cute!  The craftsmanship is really impressive as well.  Do you use patterns or make the bags freehand?
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« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2007 12:39:48 PM »

Wow, I have a friend that is a big Elvis fan and she would love that bag. Did you make the stencil? Too cool.
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« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2007 01:22:07 PM »

unsay: i basically made up my own pattern, with some inspiration from you crafster guys  Smiley

susankg53: the stencil's from some website i forgot the name of now.
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« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2007 02:11:00 PM »

Love that first bag! Cute design!
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« Reply #5 on: September 27, 2007 06:34:51 PM »

I wish you were my friend.  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: September 28, 2007 04:28:52 PM »

I very much like the design/construction of the Elvis bag!
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« Reply #7 on: September 30, 2007 09:13:49 AM »

I love both!Im trying to figure out how to make a bag like the first one for uni (fit my books in lol) would be able to give me any tips on how to fit the zip in the second one by any chance?I really want a bag like the first but with a zip top so my stuff doesnt fall out, but im not sure how >.< lol!! great stuff thanks!  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: September 30, 2007 01:42:04 PM »

I love the Elvis bag- I have to hunt for that stencil.
I love the Ikea bag, too.  Ooo, I just found out a store is opening close to me in Orlando!!!!!  I'm so excited!!!!
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« Reply #9 on: October 02, 2007 07:52:45 PM »

I can't get over the Elvis bag! I'll have to ask my boyfriend to do an Elvis stencil for me.  Cheesy
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