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Topic: (Another) Messenger Bag with Detachable Lace Flower  (Read 920 times)
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racehorse87
« on: September 12, 2005 01:28:53 PM »

This is the first bag I've made. I followed the instructions in http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=2038.0 for the basic bag concept, and kind of just winged the rest. It turned out a little flimsier than I would have liked, so I plan to use interfacing next time. It has a tie closure through two grommets in the front panel.

It was for a friend's birthday. I bet you can't guess what her name is.  Tongue



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Lining



This is a flower brooch that I made out of lace that can be worn either on the bag, or as a brooch as seen fit. The detail is really crummy, but it is about the size it is in the picture.
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xstillxherex72
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2005 01:31:17 PM »

awesome! tut?

much love
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racehorse87
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2005 01:47:22 PM »

awesome! tut?

much love

Thank you!

For anything in particular, or the whole thing?

The bag itself is kind of a simplified version of this one http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=2684.0 just with different dimensions.  Smiley
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xstillxherex72
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2005 01:50:26 PM »

ooh thanks. how many yards of fabric did it use?

much love
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racehorse87
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2005 04:08:03 PM »

ooh thanks. how many yards of fabric did it use?

Hmmm...I'm honestly not sure. I just kind of ... cut.

One and a half should do it, methinks, but don't quote me on it. I used quite a few different fabrics on this, but it could be simplified down to lining and outer fabric. Plus, I would suggest using interfacing or something like that if you don't want it to be floppy.
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CrazyFool
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2005 07:08:12 PM »

Ha...I was gonna say Robin becuase of the shirt. Then I saw Claudette... Im so dumb Huh
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Well...Damn The Man!!!
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