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« on: August 10, 2013 08:57:50 PM »

I made this for my sister who is raising an autistic child.  I started out with the embroidered heart, then had to figure out what to do with it.  I had this floral canvas hanging around so it seemed like a good idea to use it up on a tote bag for her.  I attached the embroidery as a pocket.  The pocket is reinforced with a medium weight interfacing and is lined with canvas so it will hold its shape when loaded.  The bag itself is only lined with cotton, no interfacing so it's pretty floppy. 

I hope she likes it when I give it to her in a few weeks.

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« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2013 07:46:39 PM »

This is just lovely!  Great embroidery!
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2013 06:26:06 AM »

I like it so much. Cute idea with the autistic heart.

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