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« on: March 07, 2010 06:59:33 AM »

I recently made this owl purse for a swap. Luckily, A few years back I had actually had a bag similar to this on my wist (found here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=292065.0) and I ended up receiving one in a round of the OWS, so I was able to bag I received as a reference when making this bag.

The bag wasn't super hard to make, I just made it more difficult for myself because instead of using interfacing in it, I used super thick wool felt. The felt and the fabric didn't match up when I was sewing and it kept shifting around... Therefore the bag took me a lot longer than it would have if I originally used interfacing. :/  BUT! I really loved how it turned out...

I used stiff felt for all of the features (which I first hot glued on and then sewed) and I used backpack strap material for the handles and I made the strap adjustable. I made the bag about the side of an 8 1/2 X 11 piece of paper and 2 1/2-3 inches in width...

My partner really liked butterflies and fortunately I had this perfect cotton fabric. I also used polar fleece on her belly:


The inside, my only regret was not putting a pocket on the inside:


The entire thing:


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« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2010 07:26:02 AM »

Very cute, you did a great job (I want one now...)!!!
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« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2010 01:12:00 AM »

That is adorable! The expression makes me think of one of my favourite books when I was a kid - "The owl who was afraid of the dark".

I want one!! Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2010 11:14:46 AM »

i love it!!
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« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2010 11:54:12 AM »

Thanks a lot everyone!
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« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2010 04:57:13 PM »

I love owls and your bag is adorable!!! Smiley
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CrystalMars
« Reply #6 on: April 08, 2010 08:18:37 AM »

I really like owls and love this bag a lot!  Grin
It would be great if you did a tutorial! i love it so much! i would totally wear that :]
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« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2010 06:45:41 PM »

OMG I love it!

I love owls!
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« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2010 11:20:21 AM »

That is extremely cute!
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« Reply #9 on: April 18, 2010 12:09:12 PM »

I love it!
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