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« Reply #130 on: January 24, 2007 01:50:27 AM »

I measured the width of my fingers, and added half an inch to get the width of the rectangle, and then chose the height more randomly so that I got a rectangle with nice proportions. My measurements were 3.25 inches by 1.5 inches. I've used my bag all summer and autumn, and am so pleased with it. Choose a rectangle size that's not too big, but that you'll still get your hand in easily.

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« Reply #131 on: April 22, 2007 04:04:22 PM »

When I made this bag I didn't do the handle correctly, but I still get a lot of compliment everytime I use it.
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« Reply #132 on: April 23, 2007 05:51:49 PM »

I can't grasp the concept of doing the handles cleanly, I guess I'd need someone to show me in person to understand better Sad  but I love the design Smiley

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« Reply #133 on: April 24, 2007 05:10:56 AM »

a work-around you could use is to cut the handles out and fold and press the edges. then match the pieces and baste and bind the top edge (so you have what looks like a completed bag, but has raw handles). then pin, pin, pin the handle openings together and sew around those edges.

doing it this way you would have to be very careful with your sewing so as not to shift either of the layers of fabric. but it would work well enough, i think.

« Reply #134 on: May 26, 2007 03:21:38 PM »


Im new here and Im from Berlin, Germany, so my english is not so good at all.

I found this tut and was very impatient to sew the bag, because it is like one of Amy Butler by www.amybutlerdesign.com.

So here is my result:

look there at the picture "AmyBut-Tasche"

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« Reply #135 on: May 27, 2007 12:57:39 PM »

those fish are so cute!
i am def going to use the tute
thank you so much
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« Reply #136 on: May 27, 2007 04:53:59 PM »

I used your tute loved it, easy peasy. I used a stiff interfacing, next time I will use your dimensions, this one came out more like a gift bag..

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« Reply #137 on: May 27, 2007 05:06:37 PM »

okay i bookmarked it. Rocked it. And now want to tell you how beautiful your bag is. I am digging the one from the tut! Red and Black is such a hot combo.

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« Reply #138 on: May 27, 2007 08:54:40 PM »

That's it! I'm trying this. Now. (Not noticing the fact that my mom wants me to go to bed.) I'll make this with some of this scrap fabric that I have lying around to practice on. Thank you so much for the tutorial!!!

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« Reply #139 on: June 12, 2007 06:52:59 PM »

hi- am I the only idiot that can't find this amazing tut I keep reading about? I love the bags you all have made, but I am in SUCH need of directions!  Any help appreciated!

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