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« Reply #10 on: April 22, 2011 04:22:46 PM »

Thank you Artkitty13.
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« Reply #11 on: April 23, 2011 05:37:10 AM »

Great job!

I have the Amy Butler bag and am currently sewing it now.  I am doing daily posts on my blog as to its progress.  So far so good.  I plan on making a few modifications to the AB bag, one is to add feet to the bottom also.  I had them already purchased and ready to go.  I seen you put 6 feet on yours.  Do you feel that 4 would have been enough if they were placed closer together or is 6 needed?
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« Reply #12 on: April 23, 2011 07:41:13 AM »

The way I make my bags is I gauge things by what I see out there & change it to how I think my bag will be used. I put 4 feet, I believe, at about an 1-1/2" from the corners - because this bag is lighter in color (the base color), 17" long, & I know the receiver, I knew this bag would go thru some wear & tear so put on the extra 2 feet in the middle. Having a sturdy floor inside would definately help the situation. Good luck w/your bag - pls show pics when you're done. Now I need to go check out your blog.

**Went & checked out your blog. For your handles, you can use cotton fabric - that's what I did. I just used sturdy interfacing in the handles for stability - works real well. Kudos for your piping, I tried it once & it scared me, that's what made me not do an AB bag. I am so with you as far as not paying full price for fabric & notions. Nice blog btw, I'm trying to put one together too.**
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« Reply #13 on: April 24, 2011 12:21:54 PM »

You did a great job on this bag. I like the the different color for the pockets & the embroidery too. The feet is a nice extra touch!!!  Wink
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« Reply #14 on: April 24, 2011 08:12:49 PM »

Thats so cool, its always fun to make your own bags!  Wink
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« Reply #15 on: April 24, 2011 08:32:17 PM »

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I like the the different color for the pockets . . .
That happened bcuz I ran out of fabric & they didn't have anymore. Thanks Sharalee.

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. . . its always fun to make your own bags!
I totally agree Parka Pucker - you get to make it how you want it, not how someone else wanted it. Thanks!
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« Reply #16 on: April 25, 2011 06:16:30 AM »

Cute bag!! Great work!
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« Reply #17 on: April 25, 2011 10:20:20 AM »

Hey there, Little Me!  It's nice to see a post from you again.  I had not been checking for a while, then when I came back, I noticed I hadn't seen anything from you.  Glad your back is better, and I love your bag.  Great work! Grin
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« Reply #18 on: April 25, 2011 06:41:24 PM »

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Hi Padester. I have been periodically checking in to see what's new & thought I should post some of the new stuff I've been making. Thanks for saying hi & for your nice comments - take care.
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