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sewfumust
« on: April 01, 2009 08:31:07 AM »



This is my first post and these are my first attempts at small crossbody bags, which I love.  I share them with some trepidation as I've monitored the site since last year and know what great work is shown here.  I chose upholstery fabrics for their durability and beautiful patterns.  These three fabrics made me think of paintings - that's why I framed the small piece on the brown bag.  I hope Ive presented them effectively.   Ill be trying the dropped top zipper recently shown by Gatchley in her excellent tutorial.



The multicolred bag has a top zipper and straps sewn between the body and lining.







The brown bag has a front zipper opening with the strap attached at the top.





The grey has a magnetic snap.  Not my favorite for such a small bag, for security reasons.





This has really been a learning curve for me, as I created them on the fly and tried to deal with the frustrating problems as they arose.  Also learning to post on the forum.

Thanks for looking.  Comments/suggestions would be appreciated.
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« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2009 05:46:31 PM »

I think they look great! Nice work!
That's my favorite style of purse. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2009 07:11:56 PM »

Nice job on your bags.  Smiley I like the fabric in the first one and I like the way you framed the fabric in the second.
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« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2011 08:06:01 PM »

Gorgeous! Love the upholstery fabrics you chose!
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« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2011 04:34:57 PM »

well, these first attempts are fantastic!! Zippers! Outer pockets! Inner pockets! You went for the whole purse enchilada. And, I agree: nice choice of fabrics on all of them. Congratulations!
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« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2011 05:11:37 PM »

Nice that you tried different closures!  They are all lovely!
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« Reply #6 on: May 13, 2011 05:56:18 PM »

Those are cute!  You did a nice job!
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