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mamacattleya
« on: January 22, 2009 04:36:37 PM »

So I'm a complete noob when it comes to sewing, been at it for just under a month. Here are the bags that I've made so far. (I've also been dabbling in recon clothes, dolls and blankets...wide range Wink.)

I used this tute for the first 2:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=51187.0
First try, using lots of random fun scraps.


Second try, using some fat quarters that I like.


This one I used a random pattern that I picked up at JoAnns, its huge and I love it. I made it to use as a carry on for a trip I'm taking soon.


This last one I made last night out of fabric that my dh found in a free pile on his way home from work (I love Portland for its free piles! The scrappy fabric for the first bag came from one too.) The lining really confused me so I just winged it, so its a bit weird, but I really like it! You can see the wonky white thread, which looks kinda crappy Embarrassed, but for bag #4 its not so bad eh?
I used this tute: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=149376.0




Thanks! Let me know what you think.
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« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2009 09:06:24 PM »

Really nice. My favourite is the last one. the combo of velvet and rich coloured cotton is lovely.
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« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2009 10:38:11 PM »

Oh wow!!! I'm a beginner and I'm impressed with your purses! they really look so good!! my fav are 2nd and 4th one! love the fabrics and shape!! great start! would love to see more from you!
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« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2009 06:50:18 AM »

Wow your first bags are very good. You really have a knack for it! Free piles? That's really cool.
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« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2009 07:49:12 AM »

You obviously have a gift for making bags.  I especially like the red one.  I may try out that tutorial myself, after seeing yours!
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« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2009 08:59:47 AM »

Very nice job for being new to sewing. Good use of colors, keep at it.  Wink
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« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2009 09:29:40 AM »

I really like the third bag. The colors are great!
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« Reply #7 on: January 23, 2009 12:02:18 PM »

Agreed! They are all cute, but the third and the last are my favorites. Great job! Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: January 23, 2009 04:29:30 PM »

Great job!  I like them all, but I agree, the last one is really great!  I love the size of it too.. I'd find a hundred uses for it!
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« Reply #9 on: January 23, 2009 05:55:24 PM »

Very good job! I love them all!
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