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Julija
« on: December 20, 2011 02:19:24 PM »

Hello dear Craftsters!

I've been watching your wonderful creations for quite some time, and now I decided to show you some of my bags. Making bags is one of my hobbies, I even started a blog about it. I actually started sewing bags not so long ago - at the beginning of the summer. The bag in this thread was one of the first ones I ever made and the one I use mostly. Materials: an old skirt and faux leather. I hope you like it Smiley

Blogged here: http://bagsyoucanmake.blogspot.com/2011/10/show-and-tell-1.html






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« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2011 04:17:40 PM »

This looks great!  Nice design. Smiley
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Bajmie
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2011 11:28:22 AM »

Love it!
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« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2011 11:34:16 AM »

Love it!

This looks great!  Nice design. Smiley

Thank you very much, Bajmie and kaz814! It's really sweet to read such nice comments on my very first project shown here! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2011 08:38:50 AM »

Very nice... I love the texture and color combinations!
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hax
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2012 11:13:24 AM »

oh, very nice.. love how you did the handles. 

I too have got into sewing bags since this summer.  Haven't tried faux leather yet, but soon I hope..
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« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2012 01:57:09 PM »

CMFoster - thank you for a nice comment Smiley

hax - thank you. Those handles are very comfortable (I will probably make a bag with them in the future). And you should definitely try faux leather - it gives so many opportunities to be creative! Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2012 02:11:41 PM »

Very cute!  Was the faux leather hard to work with?  I haven't tried yet but I really want to!
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Julija
« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2012 09:35:54 PM »

AshtonagoL - thank you! Faux leather is not very hard to work with (sometimes it's even easier than regular fabric), but I can't sew many layers of it Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: January 03, 2012 09:49:32 PM »

Love the style, and the size! I too am really nervous about sewing with faux leather- it looks so thick and difficult!!
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