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Topic: Needed a pick-me-up, and a new purse always does it for me. (pic heavy)  (Read 1215 times)
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« on: July 24, 2010 01:26:41 PM »

I had a friend that was getting ready for a yard sale, and had some nice nurse scrub tops for sale. I confiscated a couple and knew when I saw this pink paisley fabric I *HAD* to make a purse with it! The lining was some fabric I have had for a bit, and just couldn't wait to use! I love the smiling skully!!

The basic purse design (other than flap, I added that last minute) and coin and wallet designs were found online, I just put them together with style. LOL

  the outer shell completed, starting to work on the lining. I have made this pattern before, but I had never done it with more than one fabric. So I was thrilled when the ribbon and lower fabric turned out so well.

Lining with zippered pocket.

Liner, and flap sewn on.

Wallet, opened

wallet closed

completed coin purse.

outside of coin purse

Completed purse and wallet. I hadn't decided to make the coin purse when I took this pic. LOL. I have decided as well that I need to make a larger zippered purse for my papers and stuff I tend to shove in there.

I absolutely love this. it took me almost as long to rip ALLLL the seams out of the scrub as it did to actually sew this together. LOL Those things are very sturdily put together, I must say.

Thank you everyone for looking Cheesy


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« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2010 01:44:38 PM »

Love the skull fabric too!  Very cute purse and wallet.
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« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2010 02:16:05 PM »

Thank you very much Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2010 04:53:38 PM »

Love the fabric!  Also love the fact that you up-cycled it!  Beautiful work.
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« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2010 06:01:51 PM »

That rocks.  I actually made a purse with that same fabric, love it!
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« Reply #5 on: July 27, 2010 12:35:12 PM »

Thank you so much! I still get giddy when I look at it. LOL And it's not the first purse I have made, but I do really love this one. Tongue

PurplelipstickGirl, I just saw your post. Great Job yourself!!
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