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Kaissa
« on: September 29, 2007 06:00:53 PM »

This is the first purse I have made just winging it. I just made it up as I went (which was scary!  Shocked). I was trying to use up some scraps from my stash. It was also the first time I have ever tried reverse applique - which was much simpler than I thought it would be. Smiley I didn't have any fusible interfacing so I used some really puffy quilted stuff (no idea what it is) so the bag turned out very sturdy and cozy!  So, I guess the whole thing was a happy experiment that turned out nicely! I plan on giving it to my mom-in-law for Christmas!

Sorry, I haven't washed or de-fuzzed it yet, so you can see some of my marks (especially around the applique), but I was excited and wanted to post!!

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and the inside pocket which I think turned out cute:
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sweetdandies
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2007 06:04:49 PM »

Oh, it is so cute! I love the reverse applique. I can't believe you made this up as you went!
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« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2007 03:42:26 AM »

REALLY cute! Your mom-in-law will love it!!
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« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2007 04:24:49 AM »

Really nice!
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« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2007 08:56:32 AM »

That's too cute!  I love the color and the fabric choose.  Makes it look like something from the late 70's.

Good job.
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« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2007 09:31:21 AM »

thank you all. Smiley if nothing else, it was a learning experience for me! Smiley
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