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artista83
« on: August 13, 2013 04:02:25 PM »

craftster to me means meeting new friends and trying new things. before coming to craftster i only ever painted. now i sculpt in polymer clay, sew cloth dolls and now...i tried my hand at my first hand sewn pouch bag for my daughter!

i am really nervouse as i have never entered a challenge before. but craftster has taught me that you never know what you can do until you try...so here i am , trying something again!


here is a beetlebug pouch perse i made for my daughter out of fabric and also some felt. it is big enough to hold lunch money, some lil tampons, and a phone , ipod or whatnot!



i saw a bug purse before that was alot bigger and more intricate on pinterest, not like this but it inspired me.

i hope it is creative enough for consideration!

huggles! -artista83

and as you can see the inside of the purse is in his mouth and into his belly! i tried to get a pic of stuff in his mouth but my camera died when i was going to take it so these are the ones i have. also there is velcro to close it
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« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2013 04:05:04 PM »

That is RIDICULOUSLY adorable.  I never thought I'd describe a beetle like that.  Awesome job for your first purse!
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« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2013 04:36:12 PM »

AWESOME!  You did an amazing job and I bet your daughter Loves it!
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« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2013 04:41:10 PM »

yeah! funny thing is, my son does too! maybe i will make a "backpack" one for him! lol i'd hate for anyone to say anything about him wearing a purse.. but he loves it lol
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« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2013 11:12:28 AM »

Amazing job! No one would guess it was your first try. No one!

And your daughter is absolutely gorgeous Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2013 01:57:41 PM »

This is an extremely imaginative purse! Well done, artista!
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« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2013 05:03:23 PM »

Amazing job! No one would guess it was your first try. No one!

And your daughter is absolutely gorgeous Smiley
awww thanks! i told paige and she grinned ear to ear!
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« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2013 06:38:57 PM »

Great work! The quilted texture on the felted wings is wonderful!
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« Reply #8 on: August 21, 2013 07:19:48 PM »

wowww! thank you soo much everyone!!!!!!
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