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Miss Kiss
« Reply #10 on: June 28, 2008 02:53:09 AM »

Very impressive, and I'm not just saying it for a first bag, it's a very impressive bag.
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gigi30
« Reply #11 on: June 28, 2008 04:58:15 AM »

Love your fabric choices.  I need to make one in this style.  Where can you get the pattern?
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« Reply #12 on: June 28, 2008 08:49:05 AM »

This is gorgeous, I love the colors!
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« Reply #13 on: June 28, 2008 09:59:47 AM »

Thanks everyone!
I'm wondering now if it's possible to get beyond the Frenchy bag and make something else.
I doubt it because I'm dying to make more, more, more   Cheesy

Katekos, There are two large pockets...one on each side and the width of the entire bag.
I chose to sew down the centre of each to make them into 4 which easily holds a paperback book in each.

gigi30, I picked mine up at a quilting shop here in Toronto, Canada which also carries her fabrics.
Have you checked the amy butler site where she sells her goodies, she carries it there.
http://www.amybutlerdesign.com/products/patterns_top.php

Has anyone made the tunic or cami? http://www.amybutlerdesign.com/products/patterns_display.php?id=36
How cute is that!
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« Reply #14 on: June 28, 2008 02:24:59 PM »

I love this fabric! so cute! You did a great job!
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« Reply #15 on: July 03, 2008 10:24:28 PM »

I love these bags!  I made one for myself and everybody in my office wanted one!  I've made 4 so far.
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« Reply #16 on: July 15, 2008 08:03:06 AM »

ditto on not getting tired of seeing frenchys!  i am in love!! (and in an obsessed sort of way)  i've had the pattern in my sewing room for a YEAR and forgot about it 'till i just saw this!  makin' mine on thursday!  i love using amy butler fabrics, too- you did such a great job on your first amy pattern, and have an eye for picking out colors!  congrats girl!
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« Reply #17 on: July 15, 2008 08:10:15 AM »

That is a great bag and great job on your first bag.
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« Reply #18 on: August 18, 2008 01:14:01 PM »

Thanks again!
I used this bag so much on my vacation...it holds a bunch of stuff easily so even happier with it!
One thing I would do differently next time is to make the inside pockets from 2 different fabrics instead of 1.
I found I couldn't tell which pocket I put something into and had to search them all.
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