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Topic: *Transformers* Robots on a bag!! wiv a small tutorial..  (Read 3079 times)
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« on: April 18, 2008 10:33:42 AM »

This is my second bag i finished its an old poster that fell off my wall... when i turned it inside out it ripped and crumbled, however it made a great effect on it... hope you enjoy it comments are welcome...


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And Handles they say Protect and Destroy
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f125/limegreenjelly/SNC11228.jpg Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2008 11:03:38 AM »

More than meets the eye . . . nice.  Cheesy  I like the way you did the handles.

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« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2008 12:47:34 PM »

wow, that's soo cool. Did you just use regular old vinyl and sew it together?

Man, this is so cool it isn't funny. Absolutely amazing, love transformers
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2008 02:02:30 PM »

I'm curious as to how you made this bag?  I really like it! 

« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2008 04:46:05 PM »

That's pretty cool...My soon to be husband LOVES transformers....well...i do too...but ya

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« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2008 07:32:48 PM »

oh. my. god.
i am overwhelmed with the awesomeness.
« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2008 05:12:39 AM »

Woah it's Awesome!!
Now I know how to recycle some old posters *.* <3

I really like the effect too, this is clever  Cheesy
Great job!
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« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2008 08:10:36 AM »

Transformers rocks!!! and u bag too!!!!! love it!

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« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2008 02:08:57 PM »

I love this.
I wish I had posters
To make bags out of.

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« Reply #9 on: April 20, 2008 03:53:06 PM »

this is a small tut about how i made it:

clear pvc x 2 for every piece of poster plus 2 for the bottom
ribbon for the top
4 d - hooks

1. cut out back/front/ and both sides of the poster you want to cut...
2. cut the same plus bottom pieces in clear pvc with an 1cm seam allowance more than the poster pieces
3. sandwich the poster pieces in between the two pieces of clear pvc
4. sew into a tote bag shape (this is where i pulled it inside out and that's why it ripped)
5. sew ribbon around the top
6. cut 4 same sized webbing i did about 15cm, burn the edges so it doesn't fray
7. pull one of the d- hooks onto one of the pieces of webbing and fold it in half
8. sew onto the side pieces of the bag

and that's the main bag done ... Grin

the handles are 2 x small pieces of poster
pvc clear  x 2
webbing ( 4 x 25cm )

1. cut the same size pieces of poster
2. cut clear pvc same size as poster pieces but with 1 cm of seam allowance
3. put the poster onto the pvc and fold in half and sew along the long side
4. fold one of the ends of webbing pieces and put inside the pvc and poster piece, sew along the short side and cut excess
5. do this again for the other three pieces of webbing
6. put through d - hooks and sew where they look suitable too (box sew will make it stronger)

and there's your poster bag  Grin Cheesy Grin hope you enjoy

if this isn't clear i do apologies this is my first written tutiorial  Huh
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