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« Reply #10 on: March 19, 2010 03:22:59 PM »

I used mid weight interfacing on the pieces that you see on the outside, as well as a layer of fusible fleece behind that. There's a layer of fusible fleece on the lining as well- it was a lot of cutting and ironing, but worth it for the bag that will stand up on its own Smiley The pocked pieces are just interfaced (except the bottle pockets, those are "fusible fleeced" so that the bottles will stay their temperature) and sewn together. It's a strange mix but it seems to work Smiley
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« Reply #11 on: March 20, 2010 07:55:34 PM »

Thanks for the interfacing tips.  Now I need to find where to buy fusible fleece locally. 
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« Reply #12 on: March 20, 2010 10:41:36 PM »

Sooooo cute!
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« Reply #13 on: March 22, 2010 10:40:05 AM »

I love it! And I'll tell you what. the short straps really seem to work better in this bag.
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« Reply #14 on: March 22, 2010 02:50:25 PM »

Awesome!  You guys picked out some super fabric too - so fun!!
That is going to be (or was?) a huge hit at the shower!
Did you remember to put the Anti Monkey Butt powder and the Dr. Boudreaux's Butt paste in it?
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« Reply #15 on: March 22, 2010 03:00:50 PM »

Awesome! You did a marvelous job.
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« Reply #16 on: March 22, 2010 04:31:54 PM »

I love it! And I'll tell you what. the short straps really seem to work better in this bag.
Thanks! I like the look of the short straps better too but I think the longer straps are a little more functional. We'll see when the babies get here!

Awesome!  You guys picked out some super fabric too - so fun!!
That is going to be (or was?) a huge hit at the shower!
Did you remember to put the Anti Monkey Butt powder and the Dr. Boudreaux's Butt paste in it?
Hehe, I put a lot of the gifts inside the bag, and the ones that wouldn't fit went into a bigger gift bag. Everyone loved it! We haven't actually started using them yet, but I hope when we do that they're as useful as they are pretty!

Awesome! You did a marvelous job.
Thanks Smiley
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« Reply #17 on: March 22, 2010 05:34:29 PM »

u can find fusible fleece @ walmart, joanns, hobby lobby and online. great job on the bag! its not an easy one...i've done two Smiley
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« Reply #18 on: March 22, 2010 06:18:26 PM »

u can find fusible fleece @ walmart, joanns, hobby lobby and online. great job on the bag! its not an easy one...i've done two Smiley
It's my 2nd from this pattern as well, and I must say it got easier once I learned how to read Amy Butler patterns to the T.

Our Walmart stopped carrying pretty much all craft supplies Sad but I found some at Hobby Lobby. It isn't cheap, though! I should have waited until I could use a coupon.
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« Reply #19 on: March 24, 2010 04:25:24 PM »

OMG!  Do I want one?Huh  YES PLEASE! Cheesy
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