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« Reply #30 on: October 07, 2005 10:23:53 AM »

You're so funny. I am making one now for my sister, and trying to decide if my sister in law would like it or just think I'm cheap.

Tough call.
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« Reply #31 on: October 07, 2005 01:43:43 PM »

If you question the cheap thing, you shouldn't make her one.  I on the otherhand don't care that you're cheap. 
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« Reply #32 on: October 07, 2005 04:53:30 PM »

Yer a doll, gingerquilts! Perhaps if I ever pull myself away from this site, I will have time to make you one.
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« Reply #33 on: October 09, 2005 01:45:01 PM »

That's really really nice.  I don't usually go for magazine-type of things, but this post has inspired me to make one of my own!

One question, though: after weaving the strips together into a sheet, did you cover it with more tape?
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« Reply #34 on: October 09, 2005 02:22:12 PM »

No, I didn't recover the woven parts with tape, except on the two sides, which had to be joined together. I did run a band of tape around the top open part on the inside of the bag to give it just a little more stability, though.

Post yours if you make one, and let me know if you come up with a different way of making it. I'm still trying to perfect it!
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« Reply #35 on: October 09, 2005 03:18:22 PM »

The colors all look so good together. Very nice job.  Grin
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« Reply #36 on: October 10, 2005 06:44:32 AM »

I wove the magizine like you said, BUT I can't figure out how you put it all together to make the purse!  I'm so not crafty, but I'm trying to learn.  This looked like a simple craft that turned out beautiful & I have loads of magazines. 

You did a great job! 
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« Reply #37 on: October 11, 2005 09:48:47 PM »

I'm pretty happy with my new purse, and I think I know now what all my female relatives are getting for Christmas!

Can I be one of your female relatives?    Grin
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« Reply #38 on: October 12, 2005 04:31:43 AM »

My only brother is married, but perhaps you can talk to my parents about adoption...

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« Reply #39 on: October 12, 2005 06:59:32 AM »

Wow, I'm really impressed! It's beautiful! I bet calandar pages would work great too. Heavy paper, larger size...hmmm. Looks like I'll be getting side-tracked with a new project!
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