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Topic: Butterflies and Fruit (?!) Pleated Tote (Now with Tutorial!)  (Read 68285 times)
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« Reply #70 on: June 22, 2008 08:07:56 AM »

Did you get this fabric from Spotlight? Because I bought some fabric from there and I'm pretty sure it's the same. I just thought seeing as we're both in Australia we might have bought the same fabric!  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy

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« Reply #71 on: June 22, 2008 08:13:07 AM »

THIS IS TOTALLY CUTE! I so want one. I have def. been giving myself some more credit too, as I just designed and sewed (without breaking a needle, imagine that!) my very first crochet hook roll! But it's for a swap, but at least I know I can make them.

Sooooo.. I will HAVE to give this a try! I love it so much.

« Reply #72 on: September 30, 2008 06:15:33 PM »

Just wanted to thank you for your tutorial. I made 3 of these and your tute was awesome! Just thought I'd give you the link to my post with pics. https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=271357.0
Thanks again!
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« Reply #73 on: November 05, 2008 01:29:53 PM »

Thanks Bouncyflea for a great tutorial!
Love the bag, so I cut out the pieces in a brown floral Cath Kidston corduroy, and as I hadn't got any plain brown corduroy for the yoke, I cut that out in a synthetic brown suede fabric. As it was thinner than the cord fabric, I interfaced it .I added the lining in cream calico, with a brown floral zipped pocket. Instead of a clasp, I added a zip up top, & slipstitched the lining to it.
Havent made the handles yet, but it looks good so far. Want to try another soon, and have enjoyed it! Cheesy
Thanks again!!
p.s. Would post a pic, but can't work out how to upload my camera software on my daughter's imac!!!
« Reply #74 on: November 07, 2008 08:34:45 PM »

That bag is gorgeous!
I'll be making one tomorrow =]
I bought some fabric on Monday that was just calling to me, but I didn't know what I was going to do with it.
And now I know =]

I'll post pictures when I am done.

« Reply #75 on: November 08, 2008 11:44:21 AM »

Just finished the bag
Sorry for the horrible pictures, and links
thats the bag
and here is a close up of the pleats
and me wearing the bag in my pj's
and this is the lining, just some extra fabric I had left over from another bag

I love it so much, and I'll be wearing it out tonight =]
Thanks for the tute

« Reply #76 on: November 09, 2008 11:00:22 AM »

I found your tute last night, between 1 and 5 AM...
Here's my bag. Thanks A LOT for sharing!!

BTW, I quilted the top:

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« Reply #77 on: November 12, 2008 06:44:32 AM »

Thank you so much for this tutorial! I made one, and just wanted to leave you the link https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=278207.0

Thanks again!

@musicalcrafts: beautiful! Smiley

« Reply #78 on: November 14, 2008 09:33:37 AM »

I love this Bag, and I sooo want to make it...but I for the life of me cannot figure out how to get to the second page to see how to make the rest of it Sad
Im really not stupid...just blonde Tongue Could someone please point it out to me?
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« Reply #79 on: November 16, 2008 09:03:14 AM »

Hi Bouncyflea!
I posted a reply to your great tutorial on 5/11/08, (or 11/5/08). At that time I had made the bag, but didn't know how to post pics. Well, now I do , and here is my Cath Kidston posy version of it


I wanted to use some of the CK corduroy fabric, as it's hard wearing, and would give the bag body. I needed some plain brown cord for the yoke, but hadn't any, so I cut up a pair of old synthetic brown suede look trousers, to do this. This has worked well, after I interfaced it to make it thicker. The handles are corduroy with brown webbing for extra strength. The bag is a zipped version , with a zipped pocket inside, sewn on the lining.
Thanks again for the tute, I enjoyed making it!! Cheesy
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