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Topic: Skully Buttonsen and the knitting bag of doom!  (Read 1388 times)
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« on: April 15, 2010 04:56:54 PM »

Well, no doom really.  It was fairly easy to make.  It is for Glamis in the I <3 to sew swap.  The inside is based on this one http://community.livejournal.com/craftgrrl/9660336.html because  I wasn't sure what size pockets would be good for holding knitting projects and tools.  This bag is smaller than hers though, and only slightly larger than an A4 page.  I am not really into skulls, and neither is hubby, but he thought it was pretty great.  (Well he would have to, otherwise there would be no dinner  Grin )  It is made form black corduroy and a black/red/white Maori print on the inside.

I love the sparkly green buttons for his eyes.
   

Pockets inside for holding knitting needles and other knitting type stuff...wool and scissors I suppose.
 

And this is the best pic of the other side, there is a large pocket with 3 buttons for decoration.  Baby not included


Thanks for looking  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2010 05:06:18 PM »

I love it. I have a whole bunch of buttons that I had no idea what to do with, but now you've given some great ideas.
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« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2010 06:07:22 PM »

What a great idea! Skulls and buttons, what's not to like?
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« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2010 09:55:21 AM »


As the proud recipient and a lover of skulls I can tell you all it is my new favourite bag now!

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« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2010 10:24:48 AM »

Buttons!! I love it!
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« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2010 06:18:05 PM »

I don't know what's more awesome, this bag, or the HUGE amount of patience you must have had to sew this many buttons. I would have gone nuts!
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« Reply #6 on: July 16, 2010 09:22:36 PM »

Haha, thanks.  I glued them on first so they wouldn't move.  shhhh :-)
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« Reply #7 on: July 18, 2010 06:44:44 PM »

Very neat idea to use buttons Cheesy They look greaet as a skull.
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« Reply #8 on: July 18, 2010 09:28:06 PM »

It's awesome! I really like the three on the back, it ties it together really well Smiley

and agreed^^ kudos for sewing so many buttons!
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