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CH4r!ie
« on: August 09, 2010 01:12:42 PM »

ok so i was sick of looking for a new bag, i like a little satchel type but mine was too small  and the ones i liked had straps that were too short, so in a flash of stash inspiration i discovered a big hunk of a nice grey suit type fabric i bought ages ago for the bargain sum of 2.50 the pictures don't do it justice at all the stripe is a slightly greyish pinky colour, so i concocted a quick pattern and made this, it has a massively long strap so i can wear it across my body, for hands free shopping and i lined it with some jazzy cotton stripe i also had in my stash pile, i added a little inside pocket and it fastens with a magnet inside and velcro on the flap, so a total bargain bag too as i had everything in the house already, i also stiffened it up a little with a bit of interfacing but i wanted it to stay quite slouchy!! it doesn't look like it but the stripes do match up perfectly on the front!!




the fabric had the most pretty selvedge so i whipped it off and used it to make some swift rosettes which i have made like little broaches so i can take them off if i get bored of them, the little tab with the eyelet in is just for something to fiddle with and too add a bit of extra interest really. it fits tons of stuff in it as i squared the bottom off, i actually fitted in my huge purse, water bottle, towel and i pod in it the other day to go to the gym!! yay!!



all in all i'm pretty thrilled with it, though on reflection using it this weekend i could have made the strap a little wider as it gets a little uncomfortable if it has too much in it, it doesn't photograph well, so i might change them when i get a chance to take some in decent light!! comments welcome, thanks for looking!!
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« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2010 01:46:09 PM »

Ooh...I love this.
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CH4r!ie
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2010 02:19:02 PM »

thanks, me too!!
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