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« on: November 07, 2005 04:40:17 AM »

Hi these are two bags I made recently. The man bag is for my friend Anthony's birthday (maths teacher) & the rucksack is for my sister who will be 11 soon who loves pink. Both made from cord, I used printable fabric for the calculator detail on the front of the man bag. Found a great website with loads of pictures old school calculators  Shocked. I did make a pencil case to go with my sisters bag but I put the zip in the wrong way round  Roll Eyes I'll have to try again !!

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/t.allnutt/anna1.jpg

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/t.allnutt/anna2.jpg

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/t.allnutt/anna3.jpg

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/t.allnutt/anna4.jpg

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/t.allnutt/cal1.jpg

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/t.allnutt/cal2.jpg

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/t.allnutt/cal3.jpg

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« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2005 05:41:27 AM »

What a great idea!  I love both bags, but the calcualtor bag is super!  I love your lining fabric for the pink bag!
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« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2005 06:38:38 AM »

Thank You Mela for you super comments, I love the lining too such much I made some cushion covers out of it  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2005 09:18:51 AM »

Oh wow, these are both so cute!  I love the calculator bag the most!  Did you come up with your own pattern?  Feel like sharin'?
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« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2005 09:31:02 AM »

awesome bags! i love the lining/applique fabric on the first bag. so adorable.

and the calculators! friggin rock!  Grin great job!
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« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2005 09:32:55 AM »

Those bags are great! I have always wanted to print pics on fabric! I would love to see the pattern/ tutorial too Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: November 07, 2005 10:19:40 AM »

Hi Archer of Loaf & mel-my-issa this is the tut I based my man bag on

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=2684.0

I made my own pattern for both bags, the rucksack is very similar but I gave it curved corners and the gusset is all one piece.

I used this tut for the pocket

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=11808.0

and all the straps are made the jordy way

The printable fabric I got from here

http://www.craftycomputerpaper.co.uk/cotton%20fabric%20sheets.htm

I made the bag so they can at least hold a A4 folder

Thank you for your great comments, they are super nice  Grin
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« Reply #7 on: November 07, 2005 11:53:43 AM »

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Hi, I just had to ring in and give my two cents on how FABOO your bags are!!   
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« Reply #8 on: November 07, 2005 01:51:39 PM »

Both of the bags look great.Professional looking. I want to try the printable fabric sometime and I'd like to learn how to do  appliques. Could you tell me how you did yours?
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« Reply #9 on: November 07, 2005 01:54:33 PM »

yay i love cord!
your bags are great, so professional and finished! the butterfly is AMAZING
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