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« on: November 08, 2013 07:04:14 AM »

I made this purse for a swap recently.  

It is dark green, almost gray linen I had from another project that went bad.  I wanted a modern design on the front and was going to embroider the flowery pattern but it didn't look so great but then I came up with drawing it on with a white paint pen (much faster too!).

 I modified a purse pattern I already had, adding the flap and used a leather belt for the strap.  I really liked how the strap turned out--looks  good and is the perfect length when you carry it on your shoulder.  When I tried it on I didn't want to give it away anymore!  I also made a matching tissue holder, keychain and zipper pouch to match; and an elastic pen-holder for a cute notebook.

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« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2013 07:53:41 AM »

This is a lovely set.  I especially like  how feminine the key holder is.

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« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2013 04:14:49 PM »

Your partner is so lucky!  What a fabulous set.
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« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2013 05:42:23 PM »

Also: You've been pinned to the Purses Bags and Wallets pin board!
« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2013 06:38:17 AM »

The flower design looks amazing. You must have a steady hand!

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« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2013 10:55:11 AM »

That's a really great bag - I'm particularly impressed with the painted-on flower. Also, using a belt for the handle is such a cool idea. I love the accessories too. Lucky swap partner!

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