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« on: July 15, 2006 01:18:25 PM »

I went to the beach a few days ago and I needed a tote to carry my "neccessities" in. I couldn't find one I liked so I decided why not make one. The brown is an old pillowcase, pink interior fabric is an old shirt, and the dotted stuff is felt. It's closure is a dotted felt tie at the top.


close up of felt embellishment. [you can see spazzed stitching evidence -cringe-]

Interior closeup
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« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2006 01:22:53 PM »

I like the colors you used! Very nice. Once you start making things more and experimenting with new things, making purses and such comes easier to ya. What I started doing with my purses is sewing two separate same sized squares (or whatever the shape of the purse is), then putting the liner inside the outside fabric, and then folding the top in and sew around that. Therefor you don't see the folded fabric. Wow that sounds confusing. ha ha. If you ever want to talk, my sn is in my profile.


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« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2006 09:58:41 PM »

Do you mean like hemming it? cause I did that  Huh
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2006 09:41:27 AM »

Well no, not exactly. . .
when you put the two peices of fabric inside one another, you take the rough top and fold it inwards. and pin it together. Then place your handles in and sew. I'm not very good at explaining things. haha.

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« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2006 12:08:39 PM »

oh okay, I get what you're saying no.w Thanks for the tip I was trying to find ways to do that.
« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2006 06:48:57 PM »

Haha I hope your not just saying that. But if you mean it, your welcome. I love helping people! Not like you asked for my opinion anyway, but you know. Haha <3

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