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chezlin
« on: July 06, 2012 12:25:25 PM »

Whenever I get a hankering for a new purse, I can never just go out and buy one. Crafter's guilt and all. Why buy it if you can make it, and probably make it better. So I ran down to my local Goodwill and ended up finding exactly one leather jacket in the whole store and it was exactly the color I wanted. It was meant to be! So here is what I ended up making:




I cut the dino design out of some brass and riveted it on. I also cut out the corner pieces out of thinner brass.


A peek at the inside.


And here's the jacket that birthed this purse. I only used one sleeve and the belt for a strap, so there's a lot more material left over for me to make more of these things! I'm excited, I love how it turned out.
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« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2012 12:26:30 PM »

Okay that dino is so adorable.  Great recon!
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Toralune
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2012 12:59:32 PM »

Adding to the dino love here. It looks very adorable. Smiley The rest of the purse looks great too, love how it turned out.
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What a piece of work is man!


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« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2012 10:30:29 PM »

fantastic! love the corners.
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« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2012 02:11:35 PM »

Thanks guys! Smiley
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spiderlady
« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2012 09:54:13 AM »

Great bag, and I LOVE the dino!
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