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Topic: Quilting and Purses and Yeah.  (Read 5645 times)
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« on: August 13, 2003 07:57:40 AM »


My friend Amanda picked out the fabric (I don't know if I like it or not, which is the main reason I haven't used it), but then never paid up. So I'm stuck with this purse, and I thought I'd brag a bit.

It's quilted, the sides are padded with batting, and the bottom has cardboard in it to stop warping. It's lined in pink satin.

(I sewed the seams straight, but the scanner smooshed it. Tongue)

..The first purse I made was for myself. It's half chicken material and half lava lamp. Both calico from JoAnn's. I love it so much. Needs some repairing where the cardboard was shoved in too tightly, but it's easy to fix. I've made about 6 of these, for various friends and things. They're getting better every time. Seams are tighter and everything. I'm happy Smiley

They're fun to make! Only take about an hour and a half!
« Last Edit: April 06, 2011 05:45:25 PM by kaz814 - Reason: broken images - kaz814 » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2003 04:46:16 AM »

that a really darling purse. i like the button closure.. ties the two fabrics together..

great job! Wink
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« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2004 05:50:54 PM »

wow i love it! i make a bunch of my own purses but am always too lazy to go out and buy fabric  Roll Eyes so i make them from spare scraps and cards and cerial boxes and stuff.....i wish i'd get some $ and go out and buy fabric...
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2004 12:28:49 PM »

omg, i love that fabric.  it looks like summer.  and i like the button to close it. how creative.

"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife."
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2004 01:23:34 PM »

OMG!  I have that same fabric...not the crazy crack smokin watermelons...but the other stuff...I will SO post a pic of the purse in which i used the fabric Wink
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