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« on: October 05, 2008 05:21:46 AM »

I am really excited to have gotten my new sewing machine out of its precious box (almost broke it getting it out - yippee!) and slapping together some cool bags. The material I used here were actually some dollar store vinyl-front pillows I thought were really cool. On the hot dog one I was going to put buttons on the ends of the handles, but sort of liked how the stitching added to the kitsch of it. What do you think? These are all reinforced stitching with interfacing and pockets and are rock solid bags. Picture below, but the link here will show back and insides (sort of; I didn't have an extra pair of hands to hold the bag open!):

http://s127.photobucket.com/albums/p140/chefmargt2e/The%20Pocket%20Shop%20at%20Etsy/



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« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2008 12:33:33 PM »

Holy moly, these must be truly hideous...
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« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2008 12:41:28 PM »

The stitching is done very nicely.  I like the mom's diner one better than the hot dog.   Are these made for yourself?   
I like the lower pockets on one side for easy to reach items, like cell phone etc.
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« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2008 08:36:39 PM »

Haven't been to this section of the board for awhile but I think those bags are so cute Crafty!
They look like 'Mom' bags for a baseball game.  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2008 09:27:22 AM »

Thank you!

They're definitely not for everyone, but I figured I could get some good practice on the new machine and not kill off anything expensive while I was doing it. They're totally my style, but I don't carry bags that big anymore!
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« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2008 11:12:48 AM »

I love them!! I think you did a wonderful job!!
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« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2008 09:17:15 PM »

i *like* the hot dogs one!
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« Reply #7 on: October 20, 2008 02:24:05 AM »

I love these Cheesy
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