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« on: August 03, 2011 12:18:10 PM »

I've never sewn a purse before, so of course I'd have to tackle a button purse as my first adventure!  My partner for the Make a Friend swap, thisbirdsabsurd, had one on her wist so I sourced a pattern, some fabric and a ton of buttons.  I originally had buttons on the bottom, too, but it weighed it down too much so ended up with buttons only on the sides. 
Here's a view of the front:


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The lining.  I had to think about this project a bit before starting it.  I knew I didn't want the buttons sewn through the lining.


The gratuitous close-up:
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« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2011 12:25:15 PM »

Oh I love it! That fabric is fantastic too. Adding this to my wist!
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« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2011 12:50:17 PM »

What a beautiful bag!  Expert job - I admire your workmanship workwomanship.  Cool
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« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2011 01:16:21 PM »

This is amazing! The colors are so pretty, and you got some great detailing in, too.
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« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2011 01:52:11 PM »

MissingWillow, I can't believe that's your first purse!  It turned out fabulous!  Your swap partner is one lucky chica Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2011 01:59:01 PM »

Very neat!
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« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2011 02:09:01 PM »

that is one gorgeous bag, love the buttons with that fabulous fabric!  Pretty awesome for your first bag Grin
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« Reply #7 on: August 03, 2011 02:26:30 PM »

Thanks everyone!  It was fun to make, even with sewing on all of those buttons.   Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: August 03, 2011 02:38:24 PM »

Great bag! Such pretty fabric, and the buttons complement it so well!
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« Reply #9 on: August 03, 2011 03:54:59 PM »

I love it!
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