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« on: March 05, 2010 11:33:00 PM »

My first attempt at constructing a purse from scratch! I call it the Crocodile Tears purse.



I was inspired by finding the little stick on metallic water drops on clearance. The material was a vinyl remnant from JoAnn's and some felt. Handle is braided strips of the same vinyl.

Design close-up


Mr. Croc is made of felt and machine-stitched onto the material!

Lining


Lined with iron-on interfacing and a black and white plaid material from my stash.

Charm close-up


I love purse charms, so I added one made from some junk I had lying around.

It's a bit lumpy and bumpy, but I was pleased with it for my first try! I was going for that mini-bowler bag effect.

Hope you enjoy!
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CarlieJoe
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2010 06:46:30 AM »

I love the garn roll on the pendant!
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« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2010 07:38:13 AM »

What a great bag! I need that for my Florida vacation this summer!!
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« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2010 09:00:24 AM »

I loooove the metal bobbin on the charm!!
A nice touch.
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Juaniece
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2010 05:15:08 PM »

What a fabulous bag!  I love the bobbin charm! AND, the marvelous bag strap/handle.... how in the world did you accomplish that?! It looks great!  Enjoy your new bag!
Thanks for sharing!
Mimi!
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