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« on: June 25, 2013 09:25:12 AM »

Yep, I still love macaroon coin purses! Here's my seventh one, with a bit of a twist:


It's a macaroon compact!


Outside shiny, disco-ball-y, mirror-y fabric, inside real mirrors. I used that plastic mirror stuff and cut it to fit the small (less than 1.5") interior. It reflects great and wasn't too bad to cut either!




I used a metallic metal zipper and metallic ribbon to hold the silver clip. It didn't turn out as disco ball-ish as I'd hoped, but it is quite reflective  Cheesy


As I mentioned above, this guy is my 7th design. I just love all the things one can do with a circle! It's been so much fun. You should totally try it!
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« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2013 09:36:08 AM »

This is so cute!  I love the mirror on the inside!
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« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2013 09:56:11 AM »

so cute!

I definitely want to try this...it looks like a fun project to do...thanks for posting your little gems!
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« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2013 10:13:28 AM »

So cute and blingy! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2013 12:27:07 PM »

That's awesome!
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« Reply #5 on: June 25, 2013 01:26:05 PM »

LOVE this! I've made bunches of macaroon purses, but never thought of putting a mirror in one Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: June 25, 2013 06:04:54 PM »

Love this!
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« Reply #7 on: June 26, 2013 07:49:45 AM »

Thanks, guys!  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: August 02, 2013 06:43:50 AM »

I made one!  Thanks for your inspiration!  You can check it out here.

I am not quite addicted like you are... Grin...they are a lot of work!
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« Reply #9 on: August 02, 2013 07:48:42 AM »

I made one!  Thanks for your inspiration!  You can check it out here.
Oh, yay! I'm so glad you got on the macaroon bandwagon.

I am not quite addicted like you are... Grin...they are a lot of work!
I mentioned some tips in your link (the next page over, I think) that made these much easier for me to make and give more room in the compartment. I hope you make more!
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« Reply #10 on: August 02, 2013 09:29:52 AM »

Thanks for the tips...I am trying to figure out what I can use instead of the buttons...they are pricey!  I have been looking everywhere for dome shaped objects! Grin

Also, I am going to try ditching the metal back inside piece...I think just having the fabric inside is enough to hold it together!  I will definitely try more!  I have been ripping out jean zippers for once my wrist and thumb heals...I do want to try again with my proper hand!
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