A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News:  Vote now for your favorite craft challenge entry!  THREE amazing Ticketmaster prizes up for grabs this month.  Who will get one?
Total Members: 301,650
Currently Running With Scissors:
557 Guests and 20 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: my version of mgenevieve's pleated purse  (Read 4145 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
kinini
Crafts are my Boyfriend
Offline Offline

Posts: 65
Joined: 14-Aug-2004

etsy shop - http://boathouse.etsy.com


View Profile WWW
« on: January 07, 2006 10:45:58 PM »

mgenevieve made a really awesome bag and tutorial here http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=49030.0 that I loved, and since I am so incredibly bored and thus crafty, I tried it out.
I ended up with a super nifty bag that is rather grandma-esque (which is gold-star good, in my books.)

The only changes I made to mgenevieve's pattern were the size, the lining and inside pocket. I also added some jazzy stitching all over, and some ribbon on the strap.

I'll be adding a zipper (you can see the pre-zipper flappies in the pics), as soon as I can get my lazy tush down to walmart.

This baby's coming with me on my first day of school, which is on MONDAY. Cripes.






I loves my new bag...
THIS ROCKS   Logged

thingwraith
Awaiting zombification
Offline Offline

Posts: 1098
Joined: 07-Oct-2004

Horse Montage!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2006 11:10:25 AM »

It's really pretty!  I love the fabric you used too. ^_^
THIS ROCKS   Logged

http://zomboid.com
My website, newly redesigned as of 9-2010! ^_^

http://facebook.com/heycookie
Yes, I have one of those, too. ^^;
wokeupafraud
it's always you in my big dreams
Offline Offline

Posts: 644
Joined: 16-Jul-2005

andrew mcmahonnnnn <3


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2006 01:18:30 PM »

i like yours better. i love old ladies. (=
THIS ROCKS   Logged

so I guess we're back to us, oh cameraman
swing the focus. In case I lost my train of
thought, where was it that we last left off?
let's pick up, pick up


http://home.promosquad.com/referal.shtml?referer=_heartacheontv&band=62
arrhythmia
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2006 10:42:30 AM »

Super great fabric and I love the bag. You did a great job on it.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

laura1121
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2006 10:52:34 AM »

ah i love that!  the fabric is awesome.  how big is it?  i could use that as a schoolbag.....hmmm
THIS ROCKS   Logged
SewPixie
FOC Bandit #12
Offline Offline

Posts: 1451
Joined: 10-Aug-2004


View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2006 09:41:42 PM »

I like the stitching all over, nice touch.

Did you pleat the lining too? Looks like it. When I give the pattern a try I will be doing a lining too. Oh and did you do any interfacing or do you think that would make it too stiff? I've not worked with pleats much so I'm not even sure if interfacing would be pleated or cut to the finished size.  Tongue
THIS ROCKS   Logged

.:See profile for blog & Flickr info!:.
kinini
Crafts are my Boyfriend
Offline Offline

Posts: 65
Joined: 14-Aug-2004

etsy shop - http://boathouse.etsy.com


View Profile WWW
« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2006 10:05:46 PM »

yep! the lining is lined, and nope I didn't use interfacing. But if i were to use this pattern again, I would probably use heavier material, so that it would be a BIT sturdier.
I think it was 15" deep and 22" across (but don't quote me on that) BEFORE pleating. and the fabric was in the remnants bin at Walmart, of all places!! Glad you like!

I've since added some funky bits to decorate it, and a zipper. It's supah fantastic wonderful for carrying my note books etc.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

paradisecrane
« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2006 08:03:44 PM »

hehe it matches your eyes! Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Anyone want to swap ATCs?
Visit my shop!
http://applearabesque.etsy.com/
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Selling a Vintage Sports Card Collection
Determining the Value of a Vintage Sports Card Collection
How to Play a Math Building Card Game
Traditional Music of Uzbekistan
Peter Flaherty on Sondeim on Sondheim Multimedia Broadway Show
Latest Blog Articles
Get Lost in a Book
Meatless Monday: Banana-Pineberry Bread
@Home This Weekend: Souvenir Tea Towel Pillow

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.