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Topic: It's Reinactment Season - Woodland Indian style beaded pouch  (Read 1316 times)
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« on: September 22, 2009 12:45:51 PM »

Every year I participate in a French & Indian War Era (mid 1700's) reinactment. I made this white moosehide pouch several years ago, and decided this year to dress it up with some applique. It's about the right size to hold a passport. It carries my license, debit card and some cash quite easily. The fabrics shown are my bodice and petticoats, which was where I got the color inspiration.
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« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2009 04:16:16 PM »

This turned out really pretty!  Nice work  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2009 04:41:27 PM »

There's nothing like appique to refresh something old into something new.  Good job!!
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« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2009 06:10:54 AM »

This is fabulous! I love that you designed the applique to match the fabric. It is a perfect match!
Reinactments are so great...living here in Md near Gettysburg, we see much of that in the month of July, around the 4th of course.
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« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2009 01:41:26 PM »




I took the little girl I babysit to the event, and since it was her 6th birthday, I made her a costume. She kept trying to steal the pouch I beaded for myself, so I decided she needed her own. She loved it; gave me a hug, and told me "thank you" about a dozen times.
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