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« on: April 19, 2007 01:54:35 PM »

I made this bag for a girl I work with.  She said she wanted something with purple and I was lucky enough to find this fabric in the remnants bin at JoAnn's for $1.60 and I made $25 off the purse. Can't beat that.


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« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2007 03:07:17 PM »

beautiful fabric!!!  I LOVE those Joann leftover bins Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2007 06:03:04 PM »

that fabric is absolutely awesome! i have been in love with purple lately. anyways it came out awesome! and yay for making money!! Grin

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« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2007 10:30:19 PM »

Beautiful bag!  Is this by chance an Amy Butler pattern, or just your own made-up style?  It really reminds me of an AB pattern and your bag looks really professional, too.  Nice work!  Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2007 08:33:46 AM »

Thanks everyone.  I actually used this pattern: http://kristinlaflamme.com/musings/?p=119  I changed the end product. As you can see the straps on mine don't tie together but are sewn and I didn't use any fringe.  I actually like the style from the blog better but ended up cutting the straps too short to tie them.  Anyhow, that is what I used. it was really easy to follow but the bag turned out a lot smaller than I thought.   I didn't post the link on the first post because I couldn't find it when I was posting this. haha

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