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« Reply #240 on: March 18, 2013 11:17:15 AM »

I tried to make a dog nose for one of my pug purses out of poofy paint but it turned out looking like a tumor. Luckily I was able to peel it off while it was still hot from poofing. I'll give it another try tonight.
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« Reply #241 on: March 19, 2013 02:41:12 PM »

Here is an upcycled sweater purse that I sent to a swap partner Smiley This sweater was just too cute not to reuse! You can't tell from the photo but the sweater is a red metallic.



And the inside is a fat quarter I received in the Novelty FQ swap Smiley

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« Reply #242 on: March 19, 2013 03:14:44 PM »

Texscrapper that is a lovely bag.
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« Reply #243 on: March 19, 2013 04:51:01 PM »

Lille - that looks awesome.  I can't wait to see how it all turns out!

texscrapper - you're right - the sweater was too cool not to upcycle!  Gorgeous!
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« Reply #244 on: March 19, 2013 11:43:16 PM »

texscrapper that is a very, very pretty purse!! Love the handles, the colour and structure are pretty and so is the lining!

Great job, it makes me want to sew! But I need to go to work now...  Wink
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« Reply #245 on: March 20, 2013 01:04:55 AM »

Texscrapper the bag looks fab and I totally love the lining fabric. Also kudos for upcycling! Smiley

I recently finished some granny squares that I started working on last year. I want to crochet them together and turn it into some kind of a purse. I have some buckles and a suede belt that I'm thinking of using for handles. Will have to see.


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« Reply #246 on: March 20, 2013 05:56:04 AM »

lol glamis---You definitely do not want anything to look like a tumor! Cheesy

wow--the sweater purse is a wonderful way to upcycle a sweater!  How perfect does that fat quarter lining go with it as well!  Lovely!

katata--those cute grannies would make a very cute tote...we do need our totes to carry or hold our many projects!
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« Reply #247 on: March 20, 2013 07:07:05 AM »

Texscapper, the red sweater tote is great. I think the lining is perfect for it! Great combo!
 And those granny squares are going to be absolutely adorable as a purse Katara! Can't wait to see what you come with.
 I am with wendiek, seeing all this makes me want to sew but time keep alluding me.
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« Reply #248 on: March 20, 2013 12:19:56 PM »

A denim bag for my brother-in-laws girlfriends niece  Smiley

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« Reply #249 on: March 20, 2013 01:58:01 PM »

Those grannies already look so cute, katara!

Kookie that is a lovely bag, I love the butterflies patch or is it a TM patch? Anyway it adds so much to the bag!  Cheesy
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