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« on: March 04, 2011 06:21:41 PM »

Hi, I just wanted to share these 2 handbags I made.  One is in a Buzzy Bee print fabric.  This little guy is a New Zealand icon, just about every Kiwi  has had a Buzzy Bee pull along toy.  I matched it with bright red handles.  The inside is just plain yellow with a print pocket and a loop and ring for keys.  Just noticed I forgot to put the ring in the bee bag, but you can see it in the flower one.

   

The other bag is made from a floral upholstery sample with brushed drill for the handles.  The inside is a brown print cotton. 

   
 
Thanks for looking.   Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2011 06:37:17 PM »

they look great!
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« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2011 06:41:06 PM »

Those are super cute!  I love that style of handle.
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« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2011 07:37:41 PM »

Great bags Smiley  Are you in NZ?  If so, we missed you in the recent NZ Only Swap! 
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« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2011 08:02:38 PM »

they look great!

Those are super cute!  I love that style of handle.

Thank you.

Great bags Smiley  Are you in NZ?  If so, we missed you in the recent NZ Only Swap! 

Yes I am in NZ, I saw the swap, but I am about to drop, and I didn't want to commit to something I may not have been able to finish.  Will have to look out for the next one Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2011 02:19:06 AM »

Love them!
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« Reply #6 on: March 05, 2011 10:50:28 AM »

Great bags. Great sewing job. I like the 2nd one. The other one is cute too.  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: March 05, 2011 11:07:32 AM »

Awesome. I love the bees. I tried making handles like that once but it was a total fail. Glad to see it can be done.
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Yes I am in NZ, I saw the swap, but I am about to drop, and I didn't want to commit to something I may not have been able to finish.  Will have to look out for the next one Smiley

Understood.  Congrats on the baby!
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« Reply #9 on: March 05, 2011 01:36:19 PM »

Super Cute! I too love the cut-out handles. Great job!  Cheesy
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