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Topic: Anyone up for a handbag sewalong? Simplicity #4490-C  (Read 1722 times)
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« Reply #10 on: September 14, 2005 08:51:02 AM »

Me too!  I'll message ya soon! 
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« Reply #11 on: September 16, 2005 07:53:06 PM »

I'm ready to get started with my purse!!!  It took me forever to decide on my fabric but here's my selection.  



Now all I gotta do is try and figure out the pattern and directions.  How are things working out for you, Miss_michelle?

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« Reply #12 on: September 22, 2005 12:46:29 PM »

Ok, here it goes.....   Here's the fabric I decided to go with..
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« Reply #13 on: October 03, 2005 04:01:43 PM »

Here is my project.  !!










Now I can somewhat read a pattern.  !!
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« Reply #14 on: October 03, 2005 09:19:43 PM »

Okay, here's mine.  

The exterior shell of the purse:



Close-up of one of the sides of the purse:



The modified strap (since I chose not to use ribbon):



The end result:



This was the first purse I've made using a pattern.  It was frustrating trying to decipher the instructions (was it written in English?!?).  I goofed with my choice of fusible interfacing.  Apparently, stiff interfacing does not necessarily mean felt or fleece interfacing  Roll Eyes  I think I might have to make another attempt with the right interfacing materials...

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« Reply #15 on: October 04, 2005 06:57:26 AM »

I think it turned out Awesome!  Especially since it was our first project from a Pattern! 
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« Reply #16 on: October 04, 2005 07:18:12 AM »

Yeah, yay for us!  Your optimism is infectious Cheesy
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« Reply #17 on: October 04, 2005 08:16:45 AM »

Thanks!  those feelings are mutual! 
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