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lorizathm
« on: June 01, 2009 02:10:38 PM »

These are so fun to make! They're like instant gratification...'cause they're so easy!
 
I used this tutorial: http://blog.christyscreations.com/?p=482

Only I used 2 bits of interfacing..fusibl e fleece on the outside and regular fusible on the inside...the pockets don't have any interfacing. Also, my measurements are 6 x 8 instead of 5 x 7 but yeah...I'm also going to experiment a bit with the closures...like maybe using a tab and snaps or something instead of the button and ribbon combo but other than that...great tutorial.

Here are mine:



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Thanks for checking them out!  Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2009 02:20:03 PM »

I <3 these! I made one for my partner in the tea/coffee swap and the tutorial has really helped me learn how to make other things as well that would have stumped me before.
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« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2009 02:31:45 PM »

This reminded me so much of yours melvinator, I had to check to see if this was you.

These are really great, I like the button and fabric on the second one.
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« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2009 05:56:57 PM »

I also made a tea wallet from that tutorial.  I used a flap and snap closure which I definitely liked better.  I'm a snap kinda girl though...I saw one though that had a length of ribbon that they wrapped around the button a couple times with a swatch of fabric cut into a teabag shape at the end.  that was cute.  As for the interfacing, i think you did a good job with increasing your interfacing.  Mine was too flimsy.  You did a great job btw!  your stitching looks great and I like the fabric choice.
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« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2009 03:30:05 AM »

Great job!  They turned out fantastic!  I have the tut bookmarked.  I want to make these but modify it a bit to hold packets of equal as well.
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« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2009 05:36:38 AM »

Great job.  I really need to make some of these.
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« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2009 10:15:47 AM »

The color combos are really nice, I especially love the button on the yellow one Smiley

And I like the size of yours, next time I make one I may stealborrow your measurements Wink
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