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« on: January 21, 2012 01:19:13 PM »

Few days ago was my best friend's birthday and I made her an special gift: a purse with a pair of jeans she had given to me (they were new but she didn't use them because of the size and I didn't like bottoms with wings! LOL).

I made different patterns (at least three) in order to adjust wings size to purse shape... and at last I found the one I show you!
Wings are a flap that goes from the bottom rear part to the front.

Back part:

Front part:

Front pockets are still pockets!

Inside look:

All the denim I've used comes from this pair of trousers.

Last wensday I deliver the purse and when my friend was opening the present I was really scared "If she doesn't like it at all"... but my friend turned out to be very happy!!

What to you think about my purse??

Thanks for reading!  Smiley
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2012 01:33:27 PM »

That's quite cool. I like the wing pattern, especially. I recall my mum making me something like that out of my favorite pair of (too-small) shorts when I was young. Nice memories..! In any case, it's quite cute. Good job!!
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« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2012 02:07:28 PM »

That turned out great!  I really like how you placed the wing pattern on the purse.  Those jeans look waaaay better as a purse Smiley

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