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Topic: Purple Velvet Buttercup Purse/Strolling Accessory, More Stash Sewing  (Read 1317 times)
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« on: January 05, 2010 04:20:31 PM »

I think youre right. This purse DOES look an awful lot like the black moleskin one I made in December. I used that one a lot during the festive season. Then I turned up a purple velvet suit Id cut out but never sewed in the eighties. I dont know when I thought Id wear a velvet skirt and jacket. To a work party? They were all the rage in the pattern magazines at the time. Good thing I didnt make it because now I have it to cut up!

I lined it with burgundy courderoy from a jacket that had not been a success at the time and was partially sewn and deposited in the same box.

I like making these Buttercup purses with a nice long strap to go crosswise across my body because I walk a lot. Blown up to 129% on the copy machine that gives me enough room for the things I take walking: cell phone, ipod, credit cards, a scarf and a little bit more.

Link to the festive black one I made during December (includes free Buttercup pattern link)



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« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2010 06:03:38 PM »

It's so pretty! The fabric is wonderful.

« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2010 01:14:05 PM »

Yup .. I agree .. very nice bag with beautiful colour
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