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« on: March 09, 2010 06:25:24 PM »

I borrowed the Craftster gospel, aka The Craftster Guide to Nifty, Thrifty, and Kitschy Crafts, from my library last week because I love to go idea shopping, even when Im broke. And my daughters birthday is tomorrow and even thought she requested ear piercing for her present, I have to give her something. So, like magic there it was in the book, a book clutch purse. I had everything I needed already, making it within my price range, and what tween girl ever has enough purses (or Hananah Montana items)!

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« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2010 06:33:48 PM »

Oh how incredibly awesome! (though I'm crying for the book on the inside) I hope your daughter likes it very much when she gets it tomorrow!

Do you have a link to the tutorial you used? I'd love to take a look at it! Thanks!

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« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2010 06:41:11 PM »

Tute came from the book The Craftster Guide to Nifty, Thrifty, and Kitshy Crafts.

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« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2010 07:02:17 PM »

That's such a great idea! I bet she's going to get raves over it!

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« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2010 05:10:27 AM »

Cool! I wish my mom would make me one, your kid is lucky!

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« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2010 06:18:22 AM »

Very nice job and even cooler that you had everything on hand!!!

I think if you search under purses, there is a tutorial here to make a book purse!

Nice gift that will get lots of compliments!

« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2010 09:01:57 AM »

I made one of these once, and it was a lot of work. T.T
So congratulations for finishing it so quickly!
I like the book you chose, though the Hannah Montana fabric isnt quite what Id have chosen. ^^

By the way, since you said you had your tutorial out of a book, it might be difficult to post it. There is one on wikihow, however:

Thought this might be helpful for those who requested a tutorial. :-)
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« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2010 10:08:56 PM »

If I can ever bring myself to tear apart a book I will def be giving this a go!!!

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« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2010 08:34:43 PM »

That looks great!

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