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Topic: Similar pattern/tips on making this super out of season purse?  (Read 569 times)
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MysteryGirl
« on: July 14, 2011 09:03:29 AM »

Hey Craftsterettes/Crasftster-dudes!

I've fallen in love with a DKNY purse Zooey Deschanel sported in a movie (I believe it was 'The Happening'...anyway), which is now many seasons old and was always out of my price range.

This is a link to a thread with pictures - The Zooey pic is back a page - the link to the page I've posted shows someone's own pics of the bag at different angles:

 forum.purseblog.com/can-you-i-d/zooey-deschanel-happening-yellow-bag-313626-2.html

If anyone can offer any advice on structure/a similar pattern/whatever, I'd be so grateful!
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« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2011 05:34:46 PM »

The actual pic is here http://www.polyvore.com/zooey_deschanel_happening_yellow_bag/thing?id=20992186# It's hard to see, but looks like a bucket shaped (top wider than bottom) bag with rounded corners and maybe a gusset to hold it together. It's not hard, all you have to do is make the top a lot wider than the bottom, then attach the handles about 6 inches from the edge of the bag so when you carry it on your shoulder, the sides come together and form "pleats". Or, if you like the look of pleats, just pleat it yourself so it can look that way all the time.
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