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« on: September 18, 2009 11:45:42 PM »

I made this a few months ago for sparrowowl in the Send Me on a Virtual Vacation Swap. It's one of my favorite bags I've ever made -- really wanted to keep it! I used a man's oxford cloth shirt for the outside.



I painted the Japanese characters for city names on one side. On the other, I painted the symbol for "go" and the symbol for Japan. The paints are shiny, and I kept them in light colors so the bag would be more subtle and wearable without looking like a neon sign.





The lining is a small pink and green floral cotton.



It's quite roomy, with inside pockets. The wide fabric handle makes it comfortable to carry on the shoulder. It's kind of hard to see in these lousy pictures, but I used cotton yarn to make chain trim -- pink, off-white, and green -- and sewed them around the top.

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« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2009 07:58:07 AM »

Nice job.
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« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2009 12:07:15 AM »

Very sweet little bag, looks cute and I bet the images are easier to see in person. Subtlety is awesome, sometimes it can make the whole piece. Smiley
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