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« on: September 12, 2008 10:35:55 AM »

So this is my first time posting on this board, I have made purses before but those were made of either pop tabs, or hubcaps and license plates. Since i am starting college soon i needed a messenger bag, and i do have one that works great and i love it but it is to small to carry my laptop so i made these two. i made alot of mistakes when making these but i still love them both.

this one is about 16" x 12" x 5"




This one is a small one about 12" x 10" x 3"



And here is the messenger bag i have been using for about a year but is too small  Sad (i did not make this one)



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« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2008 10:43:35 AM »

I really like the bags you made. i love the fabrics. i also love the bag that you have been using, where did you get it?
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« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2008 10:49:09 AM »

I really like the bags you made. i love the fabrics. i also love the bag that you have been using, where did you get it?

i got the third  messenger bag from graffiti bags
http://graffitibags.com/index.htm
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« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2008 10:55:54 AM »

I looooove the first messanger bag.  Where did you find that fabric at?
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« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2008 10:59:05 AM »

Awesome! I have the first bag's fabric in pink. It's Alexander Henry's right? Love it!
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« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2008 11:09:54 AM »

I looooove the first messanger bag.  Where did you find that fabric at?

i bought it on ebay cuz i couldnt find it anywhere in store. but they also have it on etsy. its called "alexander henry inked"
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« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2008 11:10:47 AM »

Awesome! I have the first bag's fabric in pink. It's Alexander Henry's right? Love it!

you are correct. they are both alexander henry fabrics
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« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2008 12:32:26 PM »

I love love love your choice in fabrics I'm a complete and total whore for Alexander Henry (and that first print is one I would make absolutely anything out of if i could ever get my hands on it lol) 

they are wonderful bags and you did an awesome job for a first timer.  Keep up the good work Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2008 12:39:49 PM »

I love love love your choice in fabrics I'm a complete and total whore for Alexander Henry (and that first print is one I would make absolutely anything out of if i could ever get my hands on it lol) 

they are wonderful bags and you did an awesome job for a first timer.  Keep up the good work Smiley

i love his fabric too, and there are a bunch i want to buy i just cant find them anywhere lol.
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« Reply #9 on: September 13, 2008 08:45:44 PM »

I bought some of the Alexander Henry fabric here...
http://www.equilter.com/cgi-bin/webc.cgi/st_prod.html?p_prodid=76780&sid=31U9Hz1@R7sF8iy-35108448729.14
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