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« on: September 24, 2013 10:42:49 AM »

This was one of the crafts I sent deathbeforedishes for the third package recent Make-a-Friend swap. She had some Cath Kidston bags and things on her Pinterest, so I found some similar floral patterned fabric with pretty roses on blue. I modeled the purse after my own (Lily Bloom) cross-body bag and made my own pattern for it.

The strap is adjustable so it can just go over the shoulder or be a cross-body purse


Floral purse by MissRiggles


Floral purse by MissRiggles


Floral purse by MissRiggles


Floral purse by MissRiggles


Floral purse by MissRiggles

There is a little pocket on the front flap that closes with a snap. I also installed a snap to keep the front flap closed. The inside has a little zippered pocket, and the backside has a tablet sized pocket. The shell of the purse and the back pocket are lightly padded with fleece.

This is the first time in quite a while that I didn't make my own straps out of matching fabric, but I thought the cotton strap would break up the monotony of the floral fabric on the outside, while keeping the polka dot interior fabric more of a fun secret.
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« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2013 12:57:27 PM »

This is so lovely, and so professionally made too.  I love both of the fabrics you used on this, they go so well together.
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« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2013 03:42:40 PM »

What a GREAT bag!  deathbeforedishes is so lucky.
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« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2013 06:49:49 PM »

Thanks, guys! Grin
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« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2013 08:00:55 AM »

I love your bag, you used great fabrics and your work is perfect!
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« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2013 05:01:34 AM »

Very nicely designed.
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