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« on: August 06, 2011 07:30:55 PM »

i decided i needed a bag to tote around my gear for my polynesian class. i found the perfect sized zipper tote at ac moore, but it was plain and boring. what better way to spruce it up than some embroidery? i used the designs from the stitch it kit, and used fabric paint for my name. i considered stitching it, but i really suck at satin stitch, and it would have taken a TON of floss.



you have to forgive the rust spots, because there is an exposed pipe in my bedroom and it's rusting and i find random spots of rust on things. i have no idea how to get it off without ruining my bag. of course, part of the zipper is coming apart too, so maybe a new bag would be in order...

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« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2011 07:46:51 PM »

Whink is a product that removes rust and doesn't damage clothes or remove any colors - I love it - last time I purchased it was at one of the Walgreens stores. It's between $4.00 and $5.00 a bottle but it is so worth it - it even removes rust from denim and does not remove the denim color.  And it doesn't take much to be effective, so a bottle will last quite a while.  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2011 08:06:44 PM »

oooooo... thanks for the tip!
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« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2011 06:37:13 AM »

Very cute! I love the lettering and the hula girl is adorable.
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