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dnd4us
« on: July 29, 2009 11:37:44 AM »



I received this wonderful bag as a gift from my Mom this past weekend.  She created it using upholstery fabrics she bought on sale at Hancock Fabrics and wool fabrics she has collected over many years.  She is always on the look out for good wool and even buys old army blankets and wonderful old patterned wool clothing.  She loves wool.

The bag pattern is the Victoria Knitting and Sewing Tote Pattern from Sue Spargo.  And three birds template comes from Sue Spargos Mercer Lane Pattern Book. She said the pattern is very well done and the bag was a pleasure to make.

I love it and have posted more photos here: http://makeitdo.wordpress.com/2009/07/28/three-little-birds-bag/

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« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2009 12:22:44 PM »

aw wat a cute bag ^.^ it look fabulous

thankz 4 postin' & sharin'
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« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2009 01:13:57 PM »

Wonderful bag - lucky to have a mom to gift like that!  Checked out your blog and enjoyed your tutorials - I'll keep watching out for more!
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« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2009 01:36:51 PM »

You're a lucky girl!  That bag is beautiful. 
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« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2009 08:33:43 AM »

I love the combinations of fabrics and buttons.  The tag she made for the inside (posted on the blog) was so sweet, makes me think of my mom.  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2009 10:24:53 AM »

I love this purse it is truly a work of art.
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« Reply #6 on: August 02, 2009 09:28:23 AM »

Your bag is no mere duplication of Victoria's.  Your mom has done a tremendous "riff" on that pattern which I like much, much better.  A masterly mod.  You're bound to get lots of complimentary comments.  I can see this selling at our artisans Xmas show quite easily.
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