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Topic: Tare Panda Purse - Part II of Simplicity 4490 Sewalong  (Read 2668 times)
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« Reply #10 on: October 07, 2005 10:19:38 PM »

That is a really lovely purse...well done.

To stop the bag flopping you could try putting some Rigiline (boning that you can sew through) around the top of the bag - stitch it down - before you turn the bag inside out.  Hope that makes sense.
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« Reply #11 on: October 08, 2005 06:56:04 AM »


Velcro might help a little, but then you'll still have the flop, it will just be to one side or the other with both sides together instead of each side floppin open.  It really is a design flaw.  Store-bought purses that are designed like this are ultra-stiff.


I guess I'm in a no-win situation then Sad  Perhaps I'll just have to make sure that I have a notebook in the purse at all times.  That should help the purse retain its shape Tongue   
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« Reply #12 on: October 08, 2005 07:03:40 AM »

That is a really lovely purse...well done.

To stop the bag flopping you could try putting some Rigiline (boning that you can sew through) around the top of the bag - stitch it down - before you turn the bag inside out.  Hope that makes sense.

Thanks for the compliment and idea Smiley  I'm off to the shops this morning and I'll definitely look for nylon boning to experiment with!
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« Reply #13 on: October 08, 2005 02:22:59 PM »

thanks for the info

now i will search for days trying to find some. haha.
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