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« on: January 15, 2010 11:33:31 PM »

So, I made my son some luggage some time back (http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=173041.0) using this tutorial:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=156560.0

It was time I made my other son some luggage too.  So, here it is!!:


Yes, it's for a boy - an 8 year old boy!!  He chose the fabric including a hot pink plain fabric for the lining!!  The outer fabric is called 'Bad to the Bone' by Robert Kaufman. 

I used a super heavy duty interfacing.  I literally wrestled with it on the sewing machine but I'm extremely pleased with the result.  The bag is empty in the picture so it is standing up by itself.  It's almost like cardboard.  I would highly recommend it.

Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2010 11:51:48 PM »

Your boy has some awesome taste!!!! I saw some shirts on the young guys in Wildwood NJ  that said "Real Men Wear Pink" in various shades of pink... where did you get that sheet rock interfacing?
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« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2010 04:01:37 AM »

This looks awesome!
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« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2010 04:27:33 AM »

That came out fantastic!  I bet he is going to love it!!
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« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2010 09:01:38 AM »

That is the coolest! Man! I want it!
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« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2010 09:41:23 AM »

Totally love the bag!  Thanks for sharing...now, I'll have to make my son one!  What did ya use for the handles?
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« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2010 12:05:34 PM »

This is pretty amazing! I'm going to just have to hit the 'this rocks button'

Your boy has excellent taste in luggage!  Wink
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« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2010 12:11:25 PM »

Thanks for your kind words!  Wink

Your boy has some awesome taste!!!! I saw some shirts on the young guys in Wildwood NJ  that said "Real Men Wear Pink" in various shades of pink... where did you get that sheet rock interfacing?

I'm in Australia and I got the interfacing at my local patchwork shop.  The receipt doesn't show the brand name of it.  I'll ask for the name of it next time I'm in the shop.

Totally love the bag!  Thanks for sharing...now, I'll have to make my son one!  What did ya use for the handles?

I used cotton herringbone tape (which is kind of like a seat belt except in soft cotton).  Very comfortable on the hands.
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« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2010 03:29:53 PM »

Awesome!!
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that is too cute! I love it!

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