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dizzybell06
« on: April 05, 2009 08:56:06 PM »

Hi everyone!  I made this polka-dot clutch and then I sewed all the buttons on by hand!  The inside is lined with a light cream colored fabric and it closes with elastic that can be wrapped around any button you so choose.  So here it is!  Hope you guys like it!

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« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2009 09:18:06 PM »

That's cute. I really like the dots where you used "shaped" buttons. It reminds me of pop art.
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« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2009 10:40:54 PM »

It's cute, cute, cute! What a great idea, using the polka dots to place the buttons. Would love to see a picture of it when it's closed.

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« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2009 09:18:14 AM »

I love this!
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« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2009 11:33:31 AM »

That is truly a fabulous idea!!!  Looks really great.
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« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2009 01:32:09 PM »

I love it, it is adorable!  I love the idea of closing it with any button as I tend to stuff my bags and pouches til they are hard to close. Grin
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« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2009 02:31:08 PM »

That's absolutely adorable. I love that the polka dots keep it sophisticated and the buttons make it playful Smiley Wisting!
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« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2009 09:16:31 AM »

Love it too!  I am having a hard time picturing it closed - is there a flap that wraps over the top or just an elastic band that goes from one side to the other?  Either way would be cute.  A picture would be nice though!

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« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2009 11:53:46 AM »

Darling!
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« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2009 04:09:47 PM »

Love it too!  I am having a hard time picturing it closed - is there a flap that wraps over the top or just an elastic band that goes from one side to the other?  Either way would be cute.  A picture would be nice though!



Yes, it is closed by an elastic band.  The band is sewn in place between the main fabric and the lining fabric.  Hope this picture helps - I'm not feeling well so as soon as I got a semi good picture I decided to post it.  Thanks for all of the nice comments!


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