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Topic: Leopard (not leopard print) handbag (my first!!)  (Read 1235 times)
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« on: September 07, 2008 07:14:05 PM »

Santa Cruz has this great new space called the Crafter's Studio that offers workshops in sewing, knitting, ceramics, jewelry, you name it! I took my first class last week, to make a handbag.  The workshop was fantastic, but I was a bit sad that we didn't finish our projects in the first class and that I have to go back this week to get it finished. Rather than trying to finish the project on my own (there were zippers and other tricky things I'm a bit intimidated by) I decided to make another one this weekend. I partially used an Amy Butler pattern but changed the handles and added a magnetic clasp and some partitioned pockets on the inside. The fabric is by Echino and I'm totally in love with it!

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« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2008 07:27:25 PM »

Adorable - I really like the fabric, and it seems roomy Smiley

Nice job with the alterations to the pattern!

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« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2008 07:29:22 PM »

Pretty bag.  I love the leopards, especially the one on the inside.  They look great with the polka dots.
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« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2008 08:30:35 PM »

Really cool, I love leopards but i hate leopard print so I think this bag is a.w.e.s.o.m.e!

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« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2008 07:36:02 AM »

That fabric is great! so is your bag, well done Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2008 11:49:28 AM »

oooh!!!  this is awesome!!  fantastical fabric! Cheesy

« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2008 04:35:32 PM »

thank you thank you!!

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