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« on: October 23, 2005 09:18:06 PM »

I've been way off the crafting map for a couple months, thank GOD I've finally got my machine set back up.  My sister and I went fabric scavenging recently and found this amazingly textured vinyl.  I hadn't worked with vinyl before and was worried about how my machine might take it...I can proudly report that vinyl is totally awesome to work with and my regular ol' sewing machine sewed through it just fine.  So anyhoo, here's the bag.  It's currently living in a local boutique on consignment (my first experiment with consignment, we'll see how that goes):




It's about 10 inches long and 5 inches high.  (Sorry the pics are a little fuzzy...)
The inside is lined with interfaced lime green dupioni silk, the pocket is a stretch twill.

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« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2005 10:20:48 PM »

Oh, I love that fabric, the vinyl stuff!
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« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2005 11:04:33 PM »

Cute cute cute!  Let me know how the consignment bit goes, I've been curious about trying that myself. ^^;
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« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2005 05:25:56 AM »

Theat purse Rocks!  You go girl!
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« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2005 06:48:09 AM »

Very nice.  Isn't sewing with vinyl fun?!?!?!?  I love it.  Something about that little snapping sound as the needle goes through the material is just too cool...okay, so I'm a freak.
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« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2005 08:31:59 AM »

Haha, relatively little needle snapping actually, just one needle lost when I tried to put something waaaay too thick through Wink  I used leather needles and they did the trick, and kept my machine from making that nice metallic heaving, grating sound it makes when it's not happy!

Thank you all for your kind words...back to the sewing table, I have the day off today...!
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« Reply #6 on: October 24, 2005 11:00:01 AM »

Lovely purse, muchachak ! I love the inside, too and pocket. You did a great job on this one. Hooray for trying out new materials and embossed vinyl !!!!! Super!
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« Reply #7 on: October 24, 2005 02:37:31 PM »

I love this, how come I can never find cool vinyl?
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« Reply #8 on: October 24, 2005 03:45:33 PM »

Thanks--you know, I have never worked with vinyl before because I'd never seen vinyl I really liked either...but my sis and I found this on the sale rack at Joann's!  We also got bright green and bright orange textured...it was a vinyl jackpot! 
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« Reply #9 on: October 24, 2005 04:42:39 PM »

The bag looks great muchachaK! Keep up the good work and good luck with your first experiment with consignment!

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