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« on: September 19, 2008 07:45:51 AM »

Hey all Smiley I've wanted a fringed purse for the longest time, but couldn't seem to find any that i really wanted (or were affordable). So, i decided to make one myself! I originally wanted to make a jacket with my fake leather fabric, but slowly lost interest in it, so I used the leftovers for this bag instead. This is my first attempt sewing leather, which is the biggest pain in the ass that i've ever encountered, ever. It even trumps sewing silk or stretch. I had to resort to using talcum powder on the leather so it would sew smoothly, or just sewing reeeaaally slowly and hoping for the best lol Cheesy

This was super time consuming, it took me aaaaages just to cut out all that fringe! 3 layers of them. Other than that, the construction of the bag was pretty basic. It is lined with some ikea canvas, which was really meant for curtains or some shit, but makes for great lining.

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On me, haha I couldn't resist.









Fringe!





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Concrit appreciated Smiley Have a good one, you guise.
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« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2008 07:54:19 AM »

it seems original
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« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2008 07:54:38 AM »

i want one ! Tongue
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« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2008 08:41:44 AM »

That is a awesome purse!
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« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2008 06:10:46 AM »

Love that purse!  Boy, that bag represents a lot of dedication and hard work! You really did a great job with it! Have fun carrying it!

Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2008 10:11:55 AM »

WOW.
That is CUTE.
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« Reply #6 on: September 27, 2008 09:50:04 AM »

It is so original! Love this baggy!
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« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2009 09:21:00 AM »

this is so adorable. i've been lusting over fringed purses for a while, and i really want to make one, and this gives me the inspiration. great job!
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