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Topic: My first Buttercups  (Read 1008 times)
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« on: September 20, 2010 02:48:23 PM »

For the last couple of weeks I've been working on buttercup bags for the first time.  I love this pattern!  (Well now I do thanks to CraftyChef for helping me figure out a few parts).  Anyway, here is the first one I made.  No interfacing, no pockets, nothing fancy.  It was for a 6 year old.  Excuse the cruddy pictures.  I had to take them hurriedly before giving it as a gift.  

crafts 031 by Bethard, on Flickr

This is my second one, just for me. Smiley  I interfaced this one and put a regular pocket and a zippered pocket inside.  I love how much sturdier it is with interfacing but wow, it makes a big difference in putting it together.  A little more challenging!

crafts 035 by Bethard, on Flickr

crafts 036 by Bethard, on Flickr

This one was a gift for my mom.  I enlarged it by 115% and it was the perfect size.  The original size is a bit small for us.  I interfaced this one too and added a zipper and zippered pocket.  Again, quick pictures, sorry for the quality.

crafts 028 by Bethard, on Flickr
Flower pin

crafts 030 by Bethard, on Flickr
My very first gusset!  A little frustrating but I like how it turned out!

crafts 032 by Bethard, on Flickr

Thanks for looking!  And thanks to queenofdiy for this zipper tutorial http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=298323.0 and SewPixie for this zippered pocket tutorial http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=11808.0.
« Last Edit: September 20, 2010 02:59:53 PM by AshtonagoL » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2010 03:17:03 PM »

They are awesome!  I adore the one you made for your mom.  Lucky mom!   Grin
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2010 05:31:38 PM »

Thank you!  I like my mom's best too.  Lucky she needed it to go on a trip or I might've kept it and made her wait for another one! lol

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