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NicoleMarie
« on: August 03, 2011 08:48:43 AM »

I purchased the Nikki Tote Bag pattern from Paisley Pear Quilts several months ago.  I fell in love with the design of the bag the second I saw it.  

I was so excited about this pattern and now that it's finished I'm even more in love with it!
Between the simple construction and well-written instructions, this bag is a win-win.  The hardest part of making this bag is taping the pattern pieces together and cutting the fabric.  If you like big bags, I would highly recommend this pattern.

I did alter the interior pockets by replacing the smaller pocket with a zippered one.  


And it took me a few weeks to find the right buttons, but was able to score these handmade ones....


You can read my full review of the pattern along with tips and suggestions here: http://sewplicity.blogspot.com/2011/08/pattern-review-nikki-tote-bag.html

Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2011 09:27:07 AM »

I love the pattern, I really love the material, and those buttons are perfect.
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« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2011 02:00:53 PM »

Very pretty, and those buttons are awesome.
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NicoleMarie
« Reply #3 on: August 04, 2011 03:01:49 AM »

Thanks!  The fabric is from Ty Pennington's collection and I had the buttons made by a woman on Etsy. (Button Barn).
It's a fun bag!
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« Reply #4 on: August 04, 2011 08:48:27 AM »

Very pretty. It looks vintage. The 2 tones are great & the buttons just the right touch. Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: August 04, 2011 09:53:25 AM »

That is soooo cute!  I love it!  Love the fabric choices and the buttons!  Great bag!
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« Reply #6 on: August 08, 2011 07:50:29 PM »

I love the fabric and the buttons are great
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« Reply #7 on: August 20, 2011 12:18:20 PM »

The details you put into this are wonderful.  Good eye.
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