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« on: September 14, 2009 05:45:08 PM »

So I've done this once for a swap. I made an Iron Man clutch and I loved it so much I had a hard time giving it up. I knew I had to make one for myself. So here it is, my Emma Frost/White Queen comic book purse.




A close up of some of the "panels"



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« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2009 06:13:08 PM »

This is seriously awesome.  I know if i were to try it my DH would probably shoot me, as his comic book collection is worth a lot of money.  Wish he would sell it, but hey, we all have our issues.  Lol.

Did you use a specific pattern or just wing it?  I've never done paper folding myself, but this would definitely be an awesome first try.

Great job!
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« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2009 06:26:21 PM »

I pick up comic books at good will or the local half price books, I won't tear into my own collection.... no matter how much I'd love to use some of them.

I actually used these directions, they worked well.... the one thing I have learned is that I'm going to make a template for my next one so that the good lines showing up isn't pure luck.

http://candywrapperpurse.blogspot.com/

As for the lining... I just wing it.
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« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2009 02:00:36 PM »

This is a great looking project.  I thought you had a pattern throughout.  Excellent work.
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« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2009 10:12:24 PM »

This is absolutely amazing!
I wish I knew how to do that, it's now on my list of things to learn!
Great awesome beautiful and AWESOME job!

I'm so jealous.
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