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« on: July 12, 2006 08:52:41 AM »

I'm generally a Joann's and Hancocks fabric shopper (they are both REALLY close to home and work) but I wanted to find some of the fabulous Amy Butler prints I have seen people use on here.  In my search for a new store, I stumbled across a really cute quilting shop not too far from me.  This particular bag is not Amy Butler (that one's still in the works) but I really liked the print and I needed a something a bit more summery.

It's a basic jordy bag, slightly narrowed at the top, with an added flap. My phone and wallet fit perfectly into the two pockets and then I have plenty of room for my digital camera, lipgloss, keys, etc.  The magnetic snap keeps the bag closed and maintains the shape despite the load. Smiley The clasp is really just for looks...







Thanks for looking!
 
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« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2006 08:55:12 AM »

Oh I love that-- the fabric is beautiful and the clasp just gives it an extra something special!
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« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2006 08:55:28 AM »

wow that clasp is killer! I love it. And it really fits well with the design on your fabric! great job on it
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« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2006 08:56:52 AM »

OOOh. I really like the piping and the clasp! They go with the fabric very well. Good choice! Grin
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« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2006 09:38:00 AM »

That is so precious!! I love Amy Butler fabric. That clasp is AWESOME!!!!!!!! Was it terribly expensive?
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« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2006 10:51:16 AM »

oh wowwww!

i adore that clasp!
I'm going to have to go look for some of those.
love the paisley, it's so cute!
and... piping... currently that and zippers are my bane.  I'm so impressed!  wanna come to my house and show me how it's done RIGHT???  I'll make the cookies, you just show up!
thanks for showing us =}

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« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2006 02:45:46 PM »

Hi courtlet - I always have to check out the bags you make, they're always so nice!  I love the fabric.  I recently discovered the only fabric store in town that carries Amy Butler fabric.  Unfortunatley her fabric was about the only great stuff in the store.  It looks like you found some additional nice stuff!  Love the paisley print!  Great job on the piping and love the clasp, too.  Would you share your clasp supplier?  Cheesy

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« Reply #7 on: July 12, 2006 03:43:41 PM »

That is one of the most neatly sewn linings I've ever seen! All the details really make the bag stunning, especially the piping and the clasp.
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courtlet
« Reply #8 on: July 12, 2006 03:50:26 PM »

Thanks for your feedback!

The clasp is from Joann's, I believe.  I don't remember how much I paid for it but I would be shocked if I spent more than a couple dollars on it.   I bought it without a project in mind and I normally don't do that with expensive embellishments.  

I'm glad you like the piping, kitkabbit! I was a piping "virgin" before this project and it was...interesting. If you look closely, you'll see that the curves are not symmetrical. (the result of my inexperience) The bag I'm working on now has a zipper...so I COMPLETELY understand your struggles.  Smiley
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