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Topic: Day of the Dead WIP Tote + Crochet Hook Book  (Read 9509 times)
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« on: August 24, 2010 04:07:02 PM »





I recently participated in my first Organized Craft Swap.  "Yarnies vs. Sewists"
My partner's favorite color combo is red and black, and she preferred something non-girly. Styles she likes are rock, goth and steampunk. That was kind of challenge for me, as my style is more vintage-modern and I love light colors! But there is a Goth that lurks deep within my soul (wish I had pics of my Robert Smith worship days). I made a WIP tote for her crochet projects based off of my original Monster Art Totes that I made awhile back (here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=340056.0). I found some great Alexander Henry fabric that fit my theme, and I lined the tote and made the side panels from it.





I also made a crochet hook book to fit inside the inside pocket of the tote. It is fleece and soft to protect the finish of her hooks.




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« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2010 04:13:48 PM »

That tote is so awesome!
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« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2010 04:31:21 PM »

Whoa super awesome tote! What a smart idea! Love the print on the fabrics - I never find anything cool like that at the store :-) Great Job!!
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« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2010 04:56:13 PM »

AWESOME!!!
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« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2010 05:11:15 PM »

Okay, that is just too cute... really cute.  I'm sure that is going to be wisted like mad!
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« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2010 05:30:38 PM »

That is so cute. From the thumbnail I thought it was a crayon holder, but crochet case is even better.
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« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2010 05:31:58 PM »

This is amazing!  Totally on my wist list  Grin
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« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2010 05:57:31 PM »

The tote is so cute! And the fabric on the edges is very pretty.  :-)
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« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2010 06:16:33 PM »

What a great design! It seems like you really thought about what she needs and made it look fabulous! I like all the different fabrics you used--they coordinate very well but don't look like they all came from the same collection at Joann's. The skull on the front is really fantastic!
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« Reply #9 on: August 24, 2010 08:01:16 PM »

Ooooo I love it!!!!  Grin  I think I would kill for that amazing fabric!!

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