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« on: April 26, 2013 10:58:13 AM »


Hi guys!
I made a bunch of the purses.
They are just a simple rectangle, closed with a zipper and fully lined.
I also added a cord.
I made the cross stitch motif by drawing a grid on the back of the faux leather and then applied the pattern.
The cross stitch is made with thin, acrylic wool.
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and here is a compilation of the linings



I am totally unsatisfied with the "ending" of the zipper. Have to work on that.
How do you like them?




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« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2013 11:06:32 AM »

They are so cute!  I really like the owl!  Great job!
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« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2013 11:15:48 AM »

Those came out great!
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« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2013 11:22:47 AM »

I love the tiger and the anchor. These came out really nice!
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« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2013 11:31:43 AM »

Very different and colorful!

I love the tiger.
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« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2013 11:36:32 AM »

I love them all!
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« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2013 11:47:32 AM »

I really like that the designs are off-center. I think the owl is my favorite.
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« Reply #7 on: April 26, 2013 11:56:36 AM »

I love them! What a great idea to cross stitch a design.
Really love the apple and the tiger.

Your bags ROCK!  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: April 26, 2013 12:10:51 PM »

These are totally awesome!  I love them!
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« Reply #9 on: April 26, 2013 02:00:07 PM »

These are great!!!
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« Reply #10 on: April 26, 2013 09:56:09 PM »

Hooot! Love them all, but especially the owl (of course!)
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« Reply #11 on: April 27, 2013 03:31:27 AM »

I like how you made cross stitch work on those purses!
They look great and unique.
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« Reply #12 on: April 27, 2013 09:50:33 AM »

Wow, I'm sure impressed with all of these bags, they look so well done.
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« Reply #13 on: April 28, 2013 10:08:41 AM »

Those are wonderful!  My favorite is the anchor, Love it!
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« Reply #14 on: April 29, 2013 02:05:17 PM »

Really interesting to read what your guys favorites are!
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« Reply #15 on: April 30, 2013 07:07:04 AM »

 My faves are the tiger and the nautical one. Neat idea.
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« Reply #16 on: April 30, 2013 10:08:29 AM »

Awesome bags!  Great work..

For the zipper - I like following Noodleheads open wide zipper method.  http://www.noodle-head.com/2012/06/open-wide-zippered-pouch-diy-tutorial.html

if you don't like the tail, you can turn the ends in.. I found this for some tips  http://projectsbyjane.blogspot.com/2010/11/this-is-how-i-sew-my-zip-pouch.html

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These are so cute! I love the owl one  Smiley
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« Reply #18 on: May 01, 2013 10:42:29 PM »

I love them!
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« Reply #19 on: May 01, 2013 11:16:30 PM »

thanks for the tips hax!
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« Reply #20 on: May 13, 2013 12:55:43 PM »

These are cool.
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Love em! They are so adorable!
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« Reply #22 on: June 22, 2013 04:23:53 PM »

Cool! Love the Tiger one.
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« Reply #23 on: January 31, 2014 06:50:53 PM »

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« Reply #24 on: February 02, 2014 12:44:18 PM »

Yeah. Thanks! Grin
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« Reply #25 on: February 02, 2014 05:56:35 PM »

Thank you, Glamis!
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Your stitching is so clean and precise. Doing it on that scale makes it even more impressive. Congrats on Best of 2013!  Smiley
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These are great!
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The simplicity is awesome!
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