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« on: October 14, 2007 12:21:10 PM »

Just finished lining and blocking.  I saw this pattern and had to make it even though I don't have any idea when I will ever use it.  I have mentioned before that I have a huge stash of white #10 crochet cotton so I take every opportunity when I find a pattern I like.



and a close up of one of the tiers with beads


Pattern from this book:
http://www.amazon.com/Vogue-Knitting-Go-Crocheted-Bags/dp/1931543984/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/105-8410311-4340417?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1192389338&sr=8-1

which I got from my local library

I changed out the handles from the pattern because it called for a thread wrapped coffee can lid and the bag itself will be hard enough to keep clean much less a handle of crochet thread.
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serendipity_sarah
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2007 12:34:11 PM »

Beautiful!  So dainty and lacey.  Would make a great gift for a bride!  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2007 12:53:44 PM »

luv it sooo girly and cuuute Cheesy
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dottcomm1
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2007 02:56:18 PM »

that's so amazing! i crochet, but know about 2 stitches and make blankets for all my friend's babies. i wish i could crochet like that. your work is so nice!!
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« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2007 03:59:31 PM »

Adorable!  Great idea with the handle... what are people thinkin with absorbent white material for handles?  To protect your bag there is a spray-on product called Vectra that I've had success with on shoes.  I know a person who sprays it on her white athletic shoes and they stay very nice.  Of course, she's only wearing them in the gym and to/from the car, but still.  It's not cheap, but protecting that work might be worth it.  Usually it's available at shoe stores and shoe repair shops.   My 9 oz bottle has a sticker for $11.00 (US) and lists their website: www.vectraspray.com.
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« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2007 06:43:21 PM »

TheMistressT - I am going to look into that - I am worried enough about the white cotton body that this looks like a good idea
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« Reply #6 on: October 16, 2007 08:24:00 AM »

Absolutely gorgeous!
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