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« on: April 24, 2010 06:50:24 AM »

This is the 2nd bag I've made using old retro curtain fabric.  I wish I came across more fabric like this in my thrift store/garage sale shopping!  This particular fabric is so unique that I could hardly wait to make something out of it.  It's a heavyweight fabric.  When I got the bag together, (a basic box shaped style) I noticed a stain in the fabric.  I had washed it beforehand, but it wasn't super noticeable until I sewed it all together! Argh!  Anyhow, I cut out the small stain  where the bag makes a U-shape and was hoping it wouldn't screw it up.  It worked out well though and I made a flap closure.  Whatcha' think and thanks for looking!




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« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2010 08:35:14 AM »

Very nice! I like the U shape, it gives the bag more character.  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2010 10:02:16 AM »

I really like that purse a lot, you have inspired me to try different shapes while making purses.
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« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2010 11:49:52 AM »

Awesome fabric! I agree, the u-shape makes it u-nique! (hahaha...)
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« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2010 06:43:40 PM »

i love it! Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2010 11:46:35 PM »

I really love making things out of old curtains or found army shirts. The fabric is so strong and thick. Excellent work. The stitching around the top looks really clean too.
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« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2010 05:53:47 AM »

Thank you everyone!!!! Smiley
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AshtonagoL
« Reply #7 on: April 28, 2010 12:45:36 PM »

Very cute purse!  Bet those were some ugly curtains!  Much better fabric as a purse IMO!
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