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« Reply #100 on: July 07, 2007 07:23:33 AM »

I have the YakPak version of the bag and you did an awsome job re-creating it  Grin
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« Reply #101 on: July 07, 2007 04:42:23 PM »

your bag is so cute!  i love yellow too.

i definitely just bookmarked this, yep.   Grin

great job and thanks for the instructions!
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« Reply #102 on: July 09, 2007 02:40:22 PM »

Yet another great idea for all those tee that I cant part with!!!
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« Reply #103 on: July 10, 2007 12:26:48 AM »

OH MY GOD i looooooooooooooooove that purse!!!!!!!! alright so i totaly wanna make it but i'm lost  Cry   after the attatching the linning with the outside, i dont get the whole thing that you do with the sleves and the hem. help?

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« Reply #104 on: July 19, 2007 02:57:24 AM »

CREATIVE. i have so many t shirts that i don't wear. gooood job
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« Reply #105 on: July 19, 2007 03:03:48 PM »

Imade another one. tHis one isn't T-shirt material it is a reconned dress.


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« Reply #106 on: August 11, 2007 10:30:46 AM »

okay, i'm a bit confused...

when you sew the big pieces to the interfacing, do you put the right side of the fabric towards the interfacing, sew, and turn RSO, or do you sew it RSO and leave as-is? i can see how either way would work, but i think the first way would make alot of extra bulk in the seams...

also, for those who have made this with woven fabric instead of knits, has anyone tried using iron-on interfacing on the outer fabric, in addition to the sew-in craft interfacing? i'm thinking it would give the ruching some extra body, which it may need for interest on mine since it'll be solid brown on the outside.

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« Reply #107 on: August 11, 2007 01:19:09 PM »

What a great recycling project!! I may have to do this.

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« Reply #108 on: August 11, 2007 02:24:06 PM »

I sewed the larger piece wrong side to the interfacing then treated it as one piece of fabric from then on. I did not use iron on  interfacing on the fabric. It sits a bit more stiffly than the knit to start with. I tweaked it a bit to make sure the position was good before sewing further. I wasn't so worried when I used the knit fabric.

« Reply #109 on: August 12, 2007 05:20:47 PM »

I know you posted this forever ago, but since I just recently discovered craftster (I know, where have I been??), I have to be like everyone else and say that I LOVE this bag! I had never thought about turning my old t-shirts into bags, but it's such a great idea!
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