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« on: March 26, 2005 04:44:02 PM »

Hello all, I have been hanging around here for the last few weeks and I have been very inspired!  Thank you for all of your creative energy- you guys are amazing!  So, here they are my first 3 messenger bags.  I have the feeling that I will be making a lot more.  (these are pretty basic) 

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First one is made of olive green canvas and lined in lime green and torquise plaid.  It has a kitty iron on- that my 6 year old daughter picked out.
Second one is made of brown drapes that i found at the thrift store- I lined it with brown floral print that I got at Jo-annes.  I put some glitter on the front-- I am thinking that I might still embellish with some sequins or beads???  What do you think?
Third one is actually not finished yet- it is made of corduroy patch work (I got the corduroy from the thrift store- in it's first life it was men's shirts Cool.  Still, have to add the strap. 
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« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2005 06:00:20 PM »

those are really great! I love them all...but the one from the curtain fabric would be my favorite if I had to pick one!
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« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2005 07:38:00 PM »

me too!  Thanks-- and the best thing is that I have 3 more drapes-- and the drapes only cost me $1.25!  Goodness the thrift store rocks!
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would you be willing to sell any of those, especially the orangish flower one?
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« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2005 07:27:26 AM »

brilliance- i haven't thought about selling them as they where my first attempt,  but, if you would like to buy one i would be willing to make you one-- i have more of the brownish fabric ( actually it is old vintage drapes and i have 3 more) let me know! thanks!!
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« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2005 08:20:53 AM »

Incredibly cute!  I'll have to agree that the flowered one is da bomb, very impressive.
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