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Topic: Spritual Pouch & Cosmetic Bag for Aunt who taught me sewing  (Read 1855 times)
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« on: April 24, 2008 05:12:20 AM »

My Aunt's b'day (2moro) and i have always tried to gift handmade presents. This time after putting in lot of thought. I decided to make something she would use more frequently.

She visits a lot of temples hence decided to make a wallet/pouch kind of thing which would store the 'prasad' given at temples. I know these are more indian terms but couldn't help using them as i had to actually explain what this wallet is all about.

Next one is not so complex, a simple cosmetic bag using the tutorial provided in craftster. This is my 3rd bag of this type, so was quite easy, though i feel i could have done better while placing handle sockets. (Pivot at seam near zipper still continues to baffle me...hopefully i shall fix it in next bag). The challenge for this bag was use of vinyl (i didn't have special needles to sew vinyl)

Hope she likes them.

Comments welcome.

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« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2008 05:18:25 AM »

What a wonderful and thoughtful gift!!  I know she will cherish them!!  You did a great job!

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« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2008 05:24:50 AM »

They are so pretty, I love them  Smiley
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2008 05:43:06 AM »

Oooh, I love that fabric!!  It's so beautiful  Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2008 06:35:17 AM »

they came out really nicely! I always have a problem with vinyl, perhaps because I'm too lazy to actually buy a needle.

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« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2008 07:27:02 PM »

omg, that's gorgeous. absolutely amazing
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« Reply #6 on: April 24, 2008 10:29:38 PM »

What a thoughtful gift! I'm sure she'll love them. They look awesome!

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