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« on: March 11, 2008 01:52:28 AM »

I made that for the daughter of a friend. I made her mommy a jordy with flap and then decided that I could make a smaller one (completely different in style, though) because kids love to have what their mommies do, right? And then I made a very tiny one for her doll Cheesy but don't have pics of that.

Here it is (bit wonky... but in person it looks slightly better than in the pictures)

It's made of an old pair of jeans, pink vichy fabric and white lace. The pocket in the inside came from the back of the jeans, it's quite narrow but will keep handkerchiefs or small things.
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Close up of flower (oh, the wonkyness!)

(I just took a bit of the lining/strap fabric, cut out a circle and draped the lace around & zigzagged. Quite simple.)

Comments appreciated!
Do you think the flap being so short makes it look "wrong"? I didn't have enough jeans left... I'm a bit insecure about that.
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« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2008 02:24:26 AM »

So cute!  Well done x
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« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2008 02:29:10 AM »

I think it didn't turn out 'wrong' at all. Any girl would like this  Grin

« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2008 03:11:31 AM »

 Where did you find wonky? I think the flap is just the right length - it would be just heavier if it was bigger - not good for little girls;) It's great!
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2008 05:26:02 AM »

My little girl just deemed it awesome and pretty! Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2008 11:31:50 PM »

Thank you all! I'm really happy you think it's cool. It is so not MY style that I can hardly believe it IS omebody else's Wink so you just helped my confidence a lot!

kate42, this is nice of your daughter! Now I am sure the little girl will like it Smiley

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« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2008 02:55:15 PM »

SO cute!

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