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« on: March 27, 2008 11:22:35 AM »

Anyone have any ideas for this awesome fabric I've been holding onto forever??? I already have a sewing machine cover or thats what I'd make out of it! I was leaning towards making a purse out of it because I love it sooo much but I thought that would be a little over the top! Any ideas would be appreciated!
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« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2008 11:35:41 AM »

I would make an apron...but that's because it's the next thing I'm buying fabric for.  It would make a cute knitting/crochet tote, definitely an adorable pincushion or needlebook cover, as well.  Depending on how much you have, you could do all three of those last ones, and have a set!

It's absolutely adorable fabric, too!
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« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2008 05:53:35 PM »

I know what you mean about loving the fabric and not knowing what to do with it  Grin  I have a few yards that i think i'm going to make into a craft bag out of, i do a lot of needlepoint in addition to everything else  Tongue I made a vest out of another remnant i have, maybe i'll get around to posting it someday   Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2008 08:07:38 PM »

you should make a skirt...or a bag maybe.
that fabric is cute as heck.
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« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2008 09:34:37 PM »

That fabric is awesome! Maybe, if you think it's a little too much for a purse, use it on the inside of a purse...then you can still see it frequently.
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« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2008 07:41:39 AM »

Awesome!! Thanks guys! I have enough to make an apron and...use it on the inside of a bag and... make one of those cool bookcovers that Diesels_mom posted!
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« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2008 07:54:15 AM »

You can give it to me!!!
 Just kidding.  That is such CUTE fabric.  I like the idea for a tote or the inside of a bag.  With the remnants, a coint purse or cosmetic bag for your next favorite crafter/kitty lover!
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« Reply #7 on: March 31, 2008 04:45:36 PM »

This is a lovely fabric and am not surprised you are holding on to it for the purr-fect project (sorry - couldn't resist  Grin).  However - it is a 'themed' fabric so to me it would be best to use it for that purpose.  You didn't say how much you have.  You could make another sewing machine cover or you could make a sewing/tote bag that you could keep by your sewing machine with your present working project in it.  Alternatively you could cover the lid of your sewing box with it or make a small zip purse to keep your sewing machine pieces in such as pins, tape measure, seam ripper, spare sewing machine feet and needles (as I have done myself).  This is my personal opinion anyway but hope I have given you some ideas at least.
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