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Topic: Zippered pouch purse with lace-up detail - first project posted here!  (Read 837 times)
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dejavugirl
« on: March 02, 2006 04:44:49 AM »

This purse is how I found Craftster!  Last autumn I was making a purse for my daughter and while trying to find an easier way to do the zipper, I found e.r.i.k.a's tutorial for the Lined Zippered Pouch.
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=22875.0
And I fell in love with Craftster!!  Smiley

Here's a picture of the purse:

The lace-up detail turned out great, first time I ever used grommets.  The pouch is lined with the same fabric as I set in behind the lacing, and I put a pocket inside as well.  My daughter loves it!

Since then I have made a few Jordy bags and a couple of the Rounder Roomy bags including one for myself with a kanzashi flower pin.  It is so nice to have so many fabulous tutorials to choose from!! THANK YOU CRAFTSTERS!!!

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weeza
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2006 04:56:19 AM »

What a cute bag.  I'm sure your daughter loves it.  Good job with the grommits.  I had to do them for a project once and they didn't turn out so hot.
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dejavugirl
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2006 03:54:34 AM »

Thanks! 

The lacing is just decorative, so the grommets don't have to do a lot of work.  I don't know how well they would hold up if they did!! 

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