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« on: January 11, 2010 08:33:05 AM »

So Like I have said, I Crafted Christmas this year for friends and family. My dad and I go to the gym together as a motivational buddy type thing and I noticed he didn't have a bag for his clothes and belongings. So Long story short I made him this... I didn't use a pattern just free handed what I wanted it to look like and I did the quilting myself (if you can call that quilting who knows Wink ). He didn't know I had made it till he saw my tag on the inside. The fleece was added to made it sturdy. and you can't really tell but it's a boxed rectangle shape.

It's not bad for a first go.. If I make it again I think I might use a lining instead of leaving it just the quilted fleece.

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Inside with little pocket for keys


Side with Water Bottle holder made from fabric and elastic


sorry the pics are crap, I was up till 3am finishing this and thus bearing fruit to the terrible pics. Thanks for looking. C&C are always welcome.I wouldn't mind knowing any ideas to make this better for next time.
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« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2010 12:01:01 PM »

Awesome gift!
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« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2010 07:24:47 PM »

How did I miss this one?!  I love this bag! and that is such a lovely idea for your dad!  (I think its wonderful that you and your dad go to the gym together!) I'm sure he is pleased and proud of your creation! I would love to do this in our college colors!
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« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2010 12:49:39 AM »

Wow, really great - i'm amazed that you didn't use a pattern! and it's such a nice idea for a gift for your dad! very, very well done!!!
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« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2010 09:04:26 AM »

Hey Everyone! Sorry I'm so late with this. Thanks so much for all your comments!!  Grin
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