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Topic: MARS; it's just not Earth.  (Read 7071 times)
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like_cairo
« on: May 08, 2011 08:34:48 PM »

I love it when you have a project in mind and you find the perfect fit for it in your overwhelmingly excessive stash. Problably not that surprising since your stash is... overwhelmingly excessive. This tote is made from a recycled sewing attempt, vintage thread, paint and markers and rope that I already owned. Made to carry anything and everything.

I decided to go tongue-in-cheek with this challenge, so there's a little less green and blue than there would and/or should be. I mean it more as a tribute and an eye-opener, but with a subtle message with handwritten lettering and a simple image.



Mars--it's really not that great!

Earth--it really is!!

Thank you for looking Smiley
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Gr33nT3a
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2011 12:38:18 AM »

LOVE this bag! The image of the Earth over that red looks so bleak. ((But the outlines themselves look so good!))

I would freak if I saw someone using this as a reusable shopping bag and probably try to steal it.
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Běifāng yǒu jiārn, jush r dl. Y g qīng rn chng, zi g qīng rn gu. Nng b zhī qīng chng yǔ qīng gu. Jiārn nn zi d.
北方有佳人,绝世而独立。一顾倾人城,再顾倾人国。宁不知倾城与倾国。佳人难再得。
BirdBones
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2011 03:01:39 AM »

Great twist on the Earth-theme! Grin What a funny idea, I love it.
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« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2011 02:45:34 PM »

This is Wonderful! I hope you don't mind but I'm totally making something with this image and words. It's too good not to have it everywhere, you should print shirts! I'd buy one...

I totally agree.... I might have to steal borrow this too if you don't mind Smiley
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Oberst Dylan
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2011 08:47:47 PM »

I love this tote bag! Great idea for the saying, the stitching looks awesome, and its very original!
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Oberst Dylan
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2011 09:12:49 PM »

I'm glad that the bag has inspired you both! I don't mind if you guys snag the image or saying, but I was thinking of tweaking it to sell reusable grocery or whatever totes eventually, so if you could not sell the bag you make I would appreciate it Smiley  If it goes that far I'll be putting the design under a creative commons copyright, so I'm not all that torn up about it either way, it's all for a greater good right?
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jemimah
« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2011 12:50:43 PM »

What a cool concept! It's a great design Smiley
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Tailte
« Reply #7 on: May 13, 2011 01:58:15 AM »

Brilliant!
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kimchery
« Reply #8 on: May 13, 2011 04:18:53 PM »

Neat design,... but I am confused... who made this like_cairo or Oberst Dylan?
 Undecided
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Sewingsue22
« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2011 03:52:33 PM »

Nice! I love the detailing of the white stitching.
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