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Topic: From start to finish, the story of a purse. PIC HEAVY  (Read 1545 times)
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« on: January 08, 2013 06:33:51 PM »

I'd been using my last purse way beyond the point of acceptance. It was falling apart and ready to let one of the straps go. I saw a certain style of purse popping up every once and a while that I thought looked neat with a main pocket and 2 big side pockets. After scouring 'purse' in image searches, I found one to go by.

Then I sketched the pattern. (My bf said the drawing looked like a cat in a helmet, so I drew a face on it. Pay it no mind).

Made the actual pattern (out of wrapping paper)..

Then started putting everything together.

And finally, the final product!

I'm super pleased with how this came out! I'd love to hear some feedback on it. Thanks for looking!

« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2013 08:25:04 PM »

Hey cool, that's the same style of purse I'm using now. It's so roomy isn't it? I like the fabric you used a lot, actually. What is it? I also really love what you did with the straps. That's a cool design that I may pinch for a future project. All in all, I think you did a fabulous job.

« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2013 09:08:26 PM »

Nice bag. I like how it seems you can take it with you everywhere, yet it is simple and elegant.
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2013 09:42:43 PM »

I like the fabric you used a lot.  And I do think it looks better than the version you used as an idea-base.

« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2013 05:21:07 AM »

That's awesome!  So cool when you can make your own version of something you like!

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« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2013 04:58:24 PM »

This is great!  Love the cat-in-a-helmet shape, too! Wink  Seriously - it's awesome!
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2013 06:46:08 PM »

Awesome. I love this style of bag.  I hope to tackle something like it soon..  You did a great job.

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