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TinyTerror
« on: December 19, 2008 08:01:16 PM »

I bought a bunch of vinyl records from a thrift store to make record bowls for christmas presents.
I had a few left over and I decided I wanted to make a purse because i've seen them around the site and i've always wanted to make one. as a christmas present for my
best friend of course.
I tried to take pictures of the process. I forgot to get one of it in the oven though.
 I was going to try the mod record purse tutorial i've seen but I didn't have a way of cutting the records, so I decided i'd just figure out something as I went along . It took a few tries of putting it back in the oven and reshaping it to get it to the shape i wanted.

after i got it the shape i wanted and had just started sewing on one of the side pieces.
made the holes for sewing by heating a needle , very time consuming, but easy.

almost finished.

my kitties admiring the purse. and you can sortof see how i sewed a button to cover the hole in the bottom

sewed on the straps and i'm done! yes those are chess pieces, put a hole in the top
of them by again heating a needle.

and being that my friend loves pandas because her name is amamda i made her
a little panda to match the purse. [clay, acrylic paint, and sealer.. and buttons]
Hope you like it Smiley
now i'm going to make one for myself.
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« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2008 05:55:27 AM »

How cute!  That is so clever!  Thanks for sharing how you created the bag! I'm sure your friend will love it!

Thanks for sharing!
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TinyTerror
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2008 02:05:53 PM »

Thankyou  Smiley
I hope she does like it, we're exchanging gifts tomorrow ::crosses fingers::
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« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2008 07:07:08 AM »

Your purse is just ingenious! I've seen tutorials on record bowls and cuffs,etc. but never a purse! I'm sure your friend will love it!
ps-I adore your kitties! So cute!
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ScottieDog
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2009 12:27:09 PM »

Killer bag yO! it looks like alot of designing was involved
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