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sewjayded
« on: October 03, 2009 05:22:04 AM »

I was looking for a purse pattern to make for a friend's birthday and found this post yesterday.  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=320502.0  It's perfect, such an easy pattern and went together quickly.  I used a really cool print, heavy, sueded home dec fabric that my machine really wasn't fond of but I muddled through.  I soooo miss my Viking machine that died a few weeks ago, it would have chewed right through and asked for more.  I'm still very heartbroken, it'll cost over $300 to repair it but it's 23 years old and I'd rather invest in a newer machine.  *SIGH*  Anyway, back to the purse!!



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inside.  that's supposed to be a cell phone pocket that I 've made many times before, but sit didn't turn out so good.
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« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2009 07:21:03 AM »

The fabric is awesome. Tell me, how in the world do you bag makers get those metalic snaps in there. I need to learn to do this. Or should I try to tackle zippers. LOL, I've done neither.
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« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2009 08:19:34 AM »

Sewjaded,
I made a Phoebe bag recently, also.  Do you think that the cell phone pocket didn't turn out as good because the bag tapers from bottom to top?  It seems like the basic shape of some bags make inner pockets easier or harder to do.
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« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2009 08:58:32 AM »

The fabric is awesome. Tell me, how in the world do you bag makers get those metalic snaps in there. I need to learn to do this. Or should I try to tackle zippers. LOL, I've done neither.

Oh!! There are tons of awesome tutorials, right here on Craftster!!

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« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2009 01:15:31 PM »

Thank you for tha tlink, when my mind is working better I will read through it entirely. It seems very detailed. LOL
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« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2009 09:07:11 PM »

Magnetic snaps are easy. Carefully measure where you want to put the snaps. Make a small pencil mark. Use some of the interfacing scraps from your bag. I use a small square slightly larger than the snap. Double or triple the thickness if you are using thin interfacing. Hold the interfacing on the wrong side of the bag. Set the snap on the outside of the fabric and push down so the prongs leave a mark. Snip through the layers on the marks with a sharp scissors. Put the backing on the snap and bend the prongs over. Once you have done a couple it will only take a minute or 2 to do both sides.
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« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2009 05:57:43 AM »

Sewjaded,
I made a Phoebe bag recently, also.  Do you think that the cell phone pocket didn't turn out as good because the bag tapers from bottom to top?  It seems like the basic shape of some bags make inner pockets easier or harder to do.

I cut the pocket a little short and the fabric was REALLY thick so it didn't quite do what I wanted it to do, but it still works.

On the magnetic snaps I cut a little circle from a plastic lid that would have otherwise gone to the recycle bin and use that behind the prongs.  But they are SUPER easy to put in!!  Oh and buy them in bulk on ebay or etsy, the craft and fabric stores rip you off for like $3-4 per snap! 
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