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« Reply #40 on: April 13, 2008 05:59:33 PM »

Can't thank you enough for sharing. This is so great! The fins look real and you could not have done a better job.
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« Reply #41 on: April 13, 2008 08:54:10 PM »

wow....i definately clicked...this rocks.  amazing.
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Fabric makes me happy:).
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« Reply #42 on: April 14, 2008 12:30:57 AM »

this bag is so much fun, i want one for myself, and my daughter wants one too.
good job!!!!

oh and i clicked THIS ROCKS, because it does.
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« Reply #43 on: April 14, 2008 06:43:41 AM »

This is adorable Smiley  I wish I was so talented to quilt on scales like that Sad  I DO have some fabric with a pattern on it that LOOKS like scales Smiley  Maybe I can make a larger version of this with that fabric!
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« Reply #44 on: April 14, 2008 07:32:57 AM »

Thank you all for your comments, I'm happy you like him Smiley

How big is it? And was it difficult at all?
It's not big really. It's 40 cm (15.7 inch) from head to tail fin and the body (the part with the scales) is 23 cm (9 inch) wide. I would recommend to make it a bit bigger, esp if you have a lot of stuff to carry around. Wink
I think it just requires a lot of planning (what to do in what order) and patience. Make one from scrap fabric first to try out the construction and you should be fine.


If I make another one, I'll take pictures of the frame and basic construction.
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« Reply #45 on: April 14, 2008 08:18:42 AM »

loving the koi bag... well done ^^
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« Reply #46 on: April 15, 2008 02:30:52 AM »

wow, so cool! you did such an amazing job! making it completely from scratch! it turned out GREAT!
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« Reply #47 on: April 15, 2008 05:03:45 AM »

All I can say is: I love him!!
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« Reply #48 on: April 16, 2008 06:41:37 AM »

Thats the best bag Ive seen in a long time! congratulation! amazing work! Cheesy
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« Reply #49 on: April 18, 2008 02:50:51 PM »

I love this bag!  I love all the details that you put into this, it really makes it so great.
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