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« on: May 03, 2017 12:32:46 PM »

 I saw this fabric and HAD to have it. It just called to me. I loved the telephone poles and the entire feel of it. I ordered one yard of the main fabric and one yard of the coordinating red bricks. I was shocked at how much I was able to get out of it! Even with some fussing cutting.
 First, I made myself another Nottinghill bag SusieDDesigns. I love this bag. I made one for Halloween and just adore how it sits under my arm and fits everything (mainly my Kindle) perfectly. It has a large opening on the top so its easy to find things. Also, the sides expand a little so you dont have to feel like you stuffing it too full. The inside is a nice coordinating gray.


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 Then with the remaining fabric I decided to make two of the Mini Lilac Messenger bags by BlueCalla. I got both of these made and I still have a bunch of fabric left. I could probably make another one. Like I said, that is with fussing cutting too!


 I like this pattern a lot. Its smaller but not too small.  Perfect for a day out when you dont want to lug around your 20 pound purse. It has a slip pocket on the inside and a cute little zippered pocket in the back. I used the focus fabric in the pocket but forgot to get a picture of that.


 The strap is adjustable for comfort. I chose different places on the fabric for the flap to give each a unique look. I raffled the telephone pole one away in the Nerd Games and I plan to offer up the street sign one in a shop for the Fall STS.


 Thanks for checking them out. I am still shocked at how much I was able to get out of two yards of fabric (minus the interior fabric but we all know that doesnt count. Tongue LOL! )
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« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2017 01:41:34 PM »

Your choices of fabric are always spot on! I love it!!  Smiley
It looks like an excellent size bag. I am going to check out that pattern, it looks great!

I'm hitting this rocks!  Cheesy

Of course lining fabric doesn't count haha  Tongue
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« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2017 09:26:56 AM »

This is so awesome!! Love the fabric, design, everything.  Had to hit "this rocks"  Smiley 
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« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2017 02:10:32 PM »

Very awesome! Your bags are always so nicely done.
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« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2017 12:27:08 PM »

That is an excellent pairing of fabric, fussy cutting, and construction. Beautifully done!
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« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2017 07:05:55 PM »

Your purses are the best!  I always love what you make!
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« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2017 12:31:35 AM »

I love the city feel of the fabrics.  A nice bag design as well.  The dictionary and thesaurus as props is a nice touch as well. Cool.
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« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2017 09:01:17 AM »

I love that fabric and what you did with it! So cool!
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