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« on: December 13, 2013 07:49:55 AM »

 I drew my (future) SIL's name for Christmas this year and I was so excited. She loves Buddha's and I had already purchased her this fabric just in case I got her. I have been looking for something like this for a while.
 She likes bigger bags so I used Emmaline Bag pattern. It's approx. 15" wide, 9" tall, and about a 4" bottom so it can hold a lot. This was my first time doing an intermediate pattern. It is far from perfect but I think it turned out nice. The bottom has a plactic base that you made a pillow type opening for and then put the interior over. I was unsure at first because I have never done anything like that but it worked!

 It also has two interior pockets. One with a zipper.

 and one without done in the exterior fabric for a little pop.


 Thanks for looking. I plan to use this as her wrapping and add all her goodies inside. I am so excited to give it to her. I hope she likes it!
 Oh, and I plan to make another one for my sister's birthday in Apri, in a different fabric of coursel. I think that one will turn out a little better since I am more familiar with the pattern.  
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« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2013 07:54:21 AM »

LOVE! I'm sure she will love it!

Where did you get the fabric? I have a sudden urge for it to be in my life.
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« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2013 08:05:39 AM »

 Etsy, and it's Buddha. Let me correct that.   Embarrassed
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« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2013 08:24:03 AM »

OH, gozer, that turned out just gorgeous! But I knew it would.  You disparage your sewing skills, but I'm here to tell you -- they are stellar!  Awesome job!!!!
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« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2013 08:29:08 AM »

This is fabulous! Love it!
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« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2013 08:32:12 AM »

 Thanks everyone. You make me feel a bit more confident in giving it to her!  Grin
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What a lovely, lovely bag. I want....
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« Reply #7 on: December 13, 2013 09:05:36 AM »

LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!!
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« Reply #8 on: December 13, 2013 10:25:35 AM »

You seriously make the most the awesome purses!!!  Loving the Buddha print!
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« Reply #9 on: December 13, 2013 02:35:15 PM »

She is so lucky!  Fabulous job!
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