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Topic: Messenger bag! Very first, in Red and Black  (Read 1392 times)
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Cuttie_2008
« on: November 02, 2007 07:46:40 PM »

I'm so proud of it! I used kategirl's tute loosely. (here) Thank you for the help, kategirl!

I used black canvas and the strap thinger from Hancock, the lining ("hand-weaved cotton") and mini roses from Wal-Mart, the front red piece and the red of the strap from Ben Franklin (15% off, w00t!), and the buttons are from my collection. ^^

I'm not sure how long it took, but I finished in time for school! (Yea, it's kinda old..it's holding up well!)

Edit: The red part on the front is a big pocket. It closes with velcro.

Pictures! (I tried to make them small...)

Below: Full view


Below: Inside


Below: Open (you can see the pockets ^^)


Below: Strap detail


Below: From detail


Below: Action shot! (unflattering action shot...)


Thanks for looking! Comments are loved! <33
« Last Edit: November 02, 2007 07:49:21 PM by Cuttie_2008 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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moonmom
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2007 07:58:58 PM »

Good for you. I love how big it is.  I've put off trying a messenger bag, too scared of the work.  Gee, that sounds dumber out loud than I thought Grin
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Kaissa
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2007 10:13:28 PM »

The red and black go very nicely together and those buttons are really cool! good job!!
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Cuttie_2008
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2007 07:02:10 PM »

Moonmom: Thanks, I like the size too. ^^ It can hold a crapload of stuff! And the work wasn't too bad, especially with kategirl's nice tute. ^^

Kaissa: Thanks! Red and black are my school colors, but God knows I didn't use them for that reason!  Cheesy
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