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« on: March 05, 2014 12:56:05 PM »

This bag reminds me of an old suit jacket with elbow patches. The fabric is a vintage hounds-tooth type polyester knit. I used a thick, microfiber type fabric for the bottom of the bag.
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kwality570
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2014 01:03:32 PM »

Very cool look.  I love how the fabric suits each other so well. 
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« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2014 03:04:08 PM »

I love this so hard.  Serious grabby hands love.
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« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2014 03:12:58 PM »

I really like that. Is that suede?
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« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2014 04:19:37 PM »

Love, love, love! Did you make the pattern yourself or follow something?
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« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2014 05:12:06 PM »

The tan fabric is an artificial suede-type fabric. I didn't use a pattern, it is my own design.
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lady4feet
« Reply #6 on: March 05, 2014 07:13:39 PM »

Love it! The fabrics go great together, very old mannish.
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sewfumust
« Reply #7 on: March 06, 2014 05:01:23 AM »

Great bag!  So much detail.  How does it close? 
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« Reply #8 on: March 06, 2014 05:16:50 AM »

Great bag!  So much detail.  How does it close? 

It's a magnetic snap.
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kwality570
« Reply #9 on: March 06, 2014 11:54:32 AM »

Whoa! It's your own design!?!  I love it even more now. Smiley
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