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« on: December 17, 2004 06:46:17 AM »

I think that my favorite new thing to do with purses is to pleat them.  I think that i like the shape it gives the purses- that gradually curving up look.  I got my idea for this purse on plainmabel.com, but mine turned out different that theirs.  It took a lot of measuring and testing to try to get it to look how I wanted it to, and I think it turned out pretty good.  If you want the pattern i can give you the dimensions of the pattern i made up.

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« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2004 09:38:41 AM »

That is really cool.  It looks very time consuming, but it probably does give the purse more body.  Great job. 


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« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2004 10:58:31 AM »

I love the pleats. It looks like different fabric panels. I'd never have known it was pleated, other than you saying so. This purse is truly professional looking. I love the fabric and the yoke at the top. I love the handles and rings. You did a super job on this purse. WOW!

« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2004 11:35:14 AM »

Thanx Smiley, and yeah, this purse did take a long time to make, but the main time consuming part was finding the dimensions and seeing how much i needed to pleat to give it that look.  I think i'm totally obsessed with pleating now because i just made a pleated clutch.

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« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2004 07:38:20 PM »

That was really neat.  I wish i could sew like that.  I think i have seen your work somewhere else!



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« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2004 09:05:56 PM »

I love the green fabric!  Very chic!  Grin

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« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2005 06:48:30 PM »

Nice combo. the style's kool. gr8 job.

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