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« on: January 22, 2009 05:45:10 PM »

So my boyfriend's birthday is tomorrow, and while I thought I had plenty of time- it actually snuck up on me. So about 2 days ago, I was in a frenzy trying to figure out what to get him. And then I realized...if they're a Harry Potter fan, what better to give them than their own Hogwarts trunk?!

So yesterday I set about making him his own house scarf, a bag, and a trunk. These are the results.

First is the house scarf I made.

This is a close up of the crest- a blanket stitch was used around it.

This is the "full-view" of the scarf and it's colors.

Here it is all bundled up. The tag was just burned with a lighter and reads: "a scarf for those cold nights in the castle".

Next is the Bertie Bott's pouch. This is my first time sewing a bag of any sort by myself, so this was fun.

This is just a (hopefully) better view of the font and such

The inside! Smiley Yummy, eh?

AND finally! The hardest thing was to find a trunk to put this is. So for once, I thank my grandparents for never throwing anything away- this thing has been lying around for years and only cost 6 dollars at the time!

Nifty outside

Filled with the goodies

Hand-painted crest on the right side

Well there it is, my first big sewing project that I did completely by myself. I am pretty proud of it, and I learned a good bit.
I can't wait to give it to him tomorrow.  Grin

Let me know what you guys think!


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« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2009 05:54:15 PM »

Awesome gifts! I bet he will love them. I know I would appreciate something like that.

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« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2009 06:02:38 PM »

Your boyfriend is a lucky man!  I love everything you've done.  Perfect!!
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« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2009 06:04:26 PM »

That. Is. AWESOME! I love the note attached to the scarf. A nice little detail.

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« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2009 06:46:36 PM »

That was a really good gift he is very lucky. Good luck on your next sewing project.
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2009 01:38:32 AM »

this all looks fantastic!  i know i would be over the moon if i got a birthday present like this.

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« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2009 10:00:27 AM »

That is so neat!  Grin You did a great job! I wish somebody would make Harry Potter stuff for me!
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« Reply #7 on: March 08, 2009 02:21:26 PM »

That is nifty! My bf would go nuts over this too! I was just waiting to see  the next picture, if you filled the bag with beans! Coolest thing ever!

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« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2009 07:22:18 PM »

man, i wish i had friends as AWESOME as you!

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« Reply #9 on: July 05, 2009 09:14:08 PM »

be MY girlfriend???!? PLEEEEASSSEEEEE?Huh

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