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Topic: My newest reused denim bag...***Now with link to adjustable strap tutorial***  (Read 1717 times)
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frazz911
« on: December 16, 2008 11:49:15 AM »

I have been playing with used denim for a while now.  I do love the "bootie bags". but I also like other styles.  

My newest is a messenger bag style.



I am calling it Cherry Peace....



and this is my first adjustable strap....



I have a "bootie bag" I am doing for a friend, then I think I am going to play with this pattern a bit more.  

***upate***
Tutorial added at my blog...

http://scbcreations.wordpress.com/2009/01/04/a-simple-adjustable-strap/
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« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2008 07:32:05 AM »

Great recycled denim bag! I like how you did the strap with the hardware. Very nice!
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« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2008 02:25:24 PM »

Great recycled denim bag! I like how you did the strap with the hardware. Very nice!

Nice work, I just love denim bags!! .... I particularly like the adjustable strap, maybe you would be willing to make a strap tutorial  Smiley Smiley ??
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« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2008 04:29:15 PM »

Really neat!! I definately need to reuse some of the extra denim lying around the house. Great idea; thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2008 11:41:56 AM »

Thanks for the comments...I am working on a few more styles I will share them all as I get done.  But I have a ton of sewing sitting around me...

A tutorial, I never thought of it.  I will work on it while doing my next strap.  I will post a link when I am all done.
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« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2008 09:29:28 AM »

Awesome job.  I love messenger style bags, and I LOVE using used jeans to make new things. 

For the previous poster who asked how to do the adjustable strap, I learned by looking at and examining the way the straps on my backpack/duffel bags were done.
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« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2008 09:05:05 PM »

Wow, this purse is so cute!  I couldn't figure out how to do an adjustable strap either and would really appreciate seeing a tutorial.  Great job on the purse!
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« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2009 12:36:54 PM »

I did my first tutorial!!!  It is on my blog..

feedback would be great!!!!

http://scbcreations.wordpress.com/2009/01/04/a-simple-adjustable-strap/
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