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« on: March 29, 2013 03:45:10 PM »

I made this Tree of Life Messenger bag for ThriftyLiving4U in IYP 22. 



I designed my own pattern based on a bag my mom brought me back from a cruise Smiley  which seemed like the perfect size - not too big, not too small.


The bag is about 10" square and 2.5" deep.  The flap closes with a magnetic snap.

On the outside of the bag (under the flap) there is a big pocket and then an additional zippered pocket - I like to keep my phone and keys within easy reach.  The bag is fully lined and there is another zippered pocket inside.


I expect to be making more of this style bag, so if anyone is interested in a tutorial (I'm not sure how different it would be from other messenger bag tuts) but I would be willing to post one.
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« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2013 04:31:15 PM »

What a lovely bag. Did you embroider the tree?
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« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2013 06:12:47 PM »

Yes, it is machine embroidered from a design I found on etsy. 
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« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2013 02:31:33 AM »

Beautiful <3
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« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2013 09:20:48 AM »

An embroidery machine? That sounds like a lot of fun.
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« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2013 07:03:26 PM »

Oh how pretty!  Love the embroidery. Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2013 07:39:57 AM »

HA!  So funny  Roll Eyes  happy april fools!
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