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« on: December 21, 2009 11:37:12 PM »

I made this purse for my sister for Christmas several months ago, and just last week lined it and added the embellishments.  I decided I should take some pictures before I wrapped it up, and decided I should share those here while I was at it!



I used some kind of generic brown yarn that I found in my stash, and Wool-Ease (I think..) for the flowers Smiley



The lining was made from the outer pouch thing that my new sheets came in!  The colors were perfect and it was almost the right shape and size already, so it made lining a little bit easier.



I totally made up the pattern as I went.  I made a rectangle base and crocheted up the sides in all sc.  I love the handles and its fat little bottom!





Also, pardon the mess in my kitchen...I wrecked my car on Friday and I haven't felt like cleaning!

C&C welcome! Smiley
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TPauSilver
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2009 01:50:25 AM »

That's super cute. Love it.
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« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2009 11:10:34 AM »

great work. im sure your sis will love it to just like you do. i need to get my box of yarns and make one for myself. good job and keep crocheting.
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« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2009 07:13:00 PM »

I just had to comment that your bag is super cute!
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« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2009 07:16:48 PM »

Love it!   Cheesy
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silecet
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2009 04:39:00 AM »

The colors are great^^
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« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2009 08:53:56 AM »

love the colors!
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shannonkay
« Reply #7 on: December 23, 2009 11:52:46 AM »

The purse looks beautiful! I'm sure your sister will love it.
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ConnieStieler
« Reply #8 on: December 23, 2009 07:03:11 PM »

You did a great job, I like everything about it and the colors are all so great together  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: December 23, 2009 08:01:02 PM »

Blue on brown....a great combo.  Your sister is a lucky girl.  She's getting a super cute purse for christmas.  Just hope she doesn't look at Craftster.org!!!  lol
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« Reply #10 on: December 24, 2009 07:22:29 AM »

I love the colors and the cute little flowers.
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« Reply #11 on: December 27, 2009 03:11:48 PM »

This is cute. I really like that you made it with yarn in your stash.
The lining matches perfectly. Good Job!
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« Reply #12 on: December 28, 2009 08:52:17 AM »

Thanks everybody!!  I took a Christmas Craftster Hiatus after working on stuff for countless hours, and I come back to such sweet comments..it's like Christmas again!  Grin My sister FLIPPED OUT and loved it..she crochets too, so she knew how long it took and how she's supposed to appreciate it Smiley
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« Reply #13 on: December 28, 2009 01:37:36 PM »

I LOVE it!  I've been itching to make a purse.  Never thought to use those sheet bags for a liner.  And I got new sheets for Christmas- perfect!  I was actually wondering what I could reuse the bag for.  Awesome!  Your sister is very lucky- I'd love to unwrap something like that!!!!!!!
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