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Demi_Kitten
« on: November 12, 2011 04:24:52 AM »

I have had the outer lining fabric for several weeks now, I bought it in Ikea with the plan of making myself a tote bag. I've made several bags and always as gifts and decided it was high time I made one for myself. Only I wanted to push myself. I wanted to create a bag with sides and a bottom panel.



Putting it together was insanely easy and because of how it has been sewn it could be reversible if I felt like it.






(My fianc being a delightful model lol)

I'm still contemplating whether to make some sort of decoration to add to the outside. I'm leaning towards definitely doing it and if I do I'll add pictures. Grin

I'm really pleased with the bag, I wanted something large enough to carry notebooks to the library and yet not too large that it looked silly against my small frame.

It has taken me forever and a day to upload these images because apparently the Craftster Photo Hosting site will only allow one image to be uploaded at a time despite having the option for at least five.
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StickerChic87
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2011 08:24:14 AM »

Very cool! I love the surprise of the inside print. Great job!
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lacey0828
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2011 09:37:13 AM »

I love this tote. The fabrics are fab, especially loving the outer fabric. I'm think I need to go to Ikea now Smiley
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Demi_Kitten
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2011 06:18:57 AM »

I love this tote. The fabrics are fab, especially loving the outer fabric. I'm think I need to go to Ikea now Smiley

I have to admit I was very surprised to see really funky fabrics at Ikea. Thanks for the lovely comment!
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Demi_Kitten
« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2011 06:19:58 AM »

Very cool! I love the surprise of the inside print. Great job!

I hadn't even thought about it like that and when I went back and looked at the pictures I saw what you mean, it's like the lining is jumping out which is fantastic.

Thanks for the lovely comment.
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« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2011 11:29:15 AM »

I have some of this ikea fabric waiting to be made into a bag...yours is lovely!
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Demi_Kitten
« Reply #6 on: November 27, 2011 01:18:52 AM »

I have some of this ikea fabric waiting to be made into a bag...yours is lovely!

Thank you!

When I saw the fabric I thought it just screamed bag, I'm glad I was right.
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