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« on: March 01, 2009 06:32:47 PM »

first post - first challenge  Grin

this is a bag I made for my sister - it's inspired by our new favorite dancing song by swedish band: mando diao - 'dance with somebody'
check out the song and its incredible video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9rLqHBaxBg --> I simply love it  Grin

materials: grey, white and dark-red felt, red cotton, black thread, iron transfer paper for inkjetprinters

pattern for bag by aranzi aronzo (book), application inspired by the single cover, text by mando diao

I hope you like it, enjoy

close ups
watch cover on ipod...

and the stitching - not so good  Sad

I did my best as I'm still a newbie to sewing with a machine and stitching letters...
so what do you think?
« Last Edit: March 03, 2009 05:36:04 PM by jeschu » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2009 07:39:47 PM »

Great job! I love the bag and the letters are fun! That's the fun of handmade, yeah? It's all original.

I like how you did the graphic on the front too...When you said you're still a newbie and stuff...well, hell, my first bag didn't look near as awesome.  Cheesy

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« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2009 04:00:26 AM »

This is a great bag! I love the colors, the design and I think you did a fantastic job on it.
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« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2009 10:42:35 AM »

What a great bag! Likin the embroidered tekst. Mando Diao great!
Theyll be performing in the Netherlands in a couple of weeks but on a wednesday, which will probably be the most busy wednesday home work wise so Im really sad I cant go Sad

Music sweet music
I wish I could caress
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2009 04:24:20 PM »

I thank you for the nice comments
as always I'm critical with myself - but I do like it now  Wink

@ CrazyR: I haven't seen them live yet but would like to - what a pity that you can't take this chance.
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