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« on: March 14, 2017 04:31:17 PM »

I wanted something iconically coloured, but with no actual hearts or Valentine's images, so it could be used more than one day a year.

The first thing I decided on was cool handles. This is a really thick (three inches) embroidered trim. I sewed it inside out in a loop, then topstitched it for more stability. It took about a million years to wiggle it right side out again, but the look is worth it.



The outside fabric has wave shaped pink lines:



The inside has three compartments, it's basically sewn like a W:
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I'm not attached to your world, nothing heals, nothing grows... we used to love ourselves, we used to love one another.

life is no cabaret- we don't care what you say, we're inviting you anyway, you mf'ers, you'll sing someday!
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« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2017 09:48:33 AM »

Such pretty fabrics! I especially love what you used on the handles!
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« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2017 05:03:32 PM »

love the fabric and making separate compartments inside is really nice!
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