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« Reply #60 on: February 28, 2013 06:21:00 AM »

That pug purse is going to be epic!

And, I am a huge fan of repurposing so I am really excited about the mini skirt purse!

Wendiek--I use a leather sewing machine needle for vinyl and leathers...it makes sewing so much easier and, at least on vinyl, if you use a warm iron with a cloth, it seems to melt the holes back together... Cheesy

Of course, it does not work on the leather, so you do have to be careful!
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« Reply #61 on: February 28, 2013 07:18:58 AM »

Wendiek--I use a leather sewing machine needle for vinyl and leathers...it makes sewing so much easier and, at least on vinyl, if you use a warm iron with a cloth, it seems to melt the holes back together... Cheesy

Of course, it does not work on the leather, so you do have to be careful!

I have sewed vinyl before, using a leather needle or a jeans needle. My machine can do it, hahaha I am the problem  Wink ! Thanks for the tip on using your iron and a cloth, that is a very good idea!  Cheesy.

 Careful isn't my name, that's for sure....
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« Reply #62 on: February 28, 2013 07:20:30 AM »

oh I have melted many things with my iron...so I am not that careful either! Cheesy
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« Reply #63 on: February 28, 2013 07:25:22 AM »

oh I have melted many things with my iron...so I am not that careful either! Cheesy

Hahahaha!
Oh, yes! And the irony is that when I DO want things to melt, it doesn't.... Plastic-bags-melting-project-that-didn't-work!!  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #64 on: February 28, 2013 12:41:38 PM »

Okay!  

Here's the purse I hope to make:



And here are the fabrics I'm considering ... I think they might be too busy together, though, so maybe the brown with a solid brown flap and a light blue rosette?  Thoughts?  


Oh my god! This is lovely!! Do you have a pettern in mind?
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« Reply #65 on: February 28, 2013 01:29:32 PM »

oh yay liliv-1!  You guys should see all of the lovely bags she has made!!!!!  I love the roses and bows...check her out!
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« Reply #66 on: February 28, 2013 01:32:06 PM »

oh yay liliv-1!  You guys should see all of the lovely bags she has made!!!!!  I love the roses and bows...check her out!
!!!!!! thanks!!!!! thanks, thanks!
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« Reply #67 on: March 01, 2013 03:53:18 PM »

Okay!  

Here's the purse I hope to make:



And here are the fabrics I'm considering ... I think they might be too busy together, though, so maybe the brown with a solid brown flap and a light blue rosette?  Thoughts?  


Oh my god! This is lovely!! Do you have a pettern in mind?

Yes!  That purse is from a book of patterns I have. Woo!  Smiley
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« Reply #68 on: March 01, 2013 03:56:44 PM »

Okay!  

Here's the purse I hope to make:



And here are the fabrics I'm considering ... I think they might be too busy together, though, so maybe the brown with a solid brown flap and a light blue rosette?  Thoughts?  


Oh my god! This is lovely!! Do you have a pettern in mind?

Yes!  That purse is from a book of patterns I have. Woo!  Smiley
I like so much its asymmetric flap! and the position of the rose!
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« Reply #69 on: March 01, 2013 05:24:33 PM »

Does a Teeshed Moore type bag count? I'm in the process still not done after about 2 yrs on it. Something always comes up.

Wendie that's a neat book! I like her patterns too!
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