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« on: February 19, 2009 12:26:08 PM »

I made a purse for a swap and i fell in love with it!
I was waiting to find the perfect fabric to make one for myself when i realized i had this alexander henry fabric with frida kahlo prints on it! IM A HUGE FAN OF FRIDA KAHLO... so.. i thought it was the perfect opportunity.

this is what came out



the inside with lots of pockets and stripes to separate sections (i even put a secret pocket... i bet you cannot find it)


and... with stuff on it. I made a special kind of pocket to keep my stethoscope in place (i'm a med student)
btw, have you found the secret pocket yet? i made it to keep my girly stuff

hint: you can just see a line.

and an action shot:


comments, critiques, please tell me what do you think because i'm seriously in love with it. And so are my friends.
« Last Edit: February 19, 2009 05:38:27 PM by malisha » THIS ROCKS   Logged

I live in mexico, I can send loads of mexican stuff ...I'd swap for crafting supplies and scrapbooking supplies (PM if interested)

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« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2009 04:06:10 PM »

Its beautiful, i love it  Grin but your not giving it away for a swap are you  Shocked keep it, its brill!  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2009 04:43:43 PM »

Ok, so you are seriously in love with it.
I can see why because I am madly in love with it!

Magnificent fabric you've selected for this gorgeous bag.
Great job on your lining.  You put a lot of pockets in your lining, but you & I both know there is NO such thing as too many pockets  Smiley

Thank you for sharing this.  I really love it.

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« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2009 05:40:47 PM »

jojo i made a mistake
i forgot to tell that the one i made for the swap was gone, it was brown (plain) and i wanted to make one for myself but couldnt find the fabric.. until i realized i had that one!
so this one is for me!!! i'm keeping it!
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"Only when the last tree has been cut, and the last fish has been killed, then mankind will understand that money can't be eaten"

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« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2009 06:06:04 PM »

Very nice work.  Wonderful fabric.  Use it with pride.
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