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Caroline92f
« on: July 05, 2010 10:44:36 AM »

My son is a U.S. Marine, and while he was deployed I came up with the idea of making a purse using his unit patch as the focal point.  I added a charm with the first boot band he sent me from basic training.  A boot band is what Marines "blouse" their pants with, and you have to earn the privilege.  So I took his boot band, added a silver charm with his initials, and added it to the bag.  I used the Quilt's Illustrated ps026 Mini Bow Tucks pattern designed by Sturges.


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« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2010 12:28:50 PM »

It looks great! What a nice way to preserve these items. Much better than them ending up in a box in the attic.
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« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2010 01:22:50 PM »

beautiful!! I love it  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2010 01:25:12 PM »

awe that's so sweet!!  way to show your pride Momma!    That bag is so full of sentimental value, i hope you enjoy it for years!
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« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2010 10:10:28 AM »

I LOVE everything about it! So awesome. It's even better since you added all the special touches from your son. Great job!

PS all your crafts you've posted are AMAZING!
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