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« on: May 19, 2004 04:40:32 PM »

k i posted this a long time ago but it got taken off.....and now...months later there are ones just like it! so i'm not real sure why it got taken off, but i'm postin again!
if anyone wants a tutorial just ask!

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« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2004 04:04:22 PM »

That is really cute! I think you should post a tutorial! But just to let you know....I havent seen anything like that on this site! Maybe i just missed it! OH well! I saw yours first!
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2004 12:18:11 PM »

k sure! well basically I took 32 cards. for the two big sides i used 8 cards each. For the small sides I used 4 each. Basically I sewed the cards together by side.
Sew like this:
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(those are the stiches-only there were tons more!) do that all the way across. after you get all the sides sewn then hot glue cardboard to each side. Then get a piece of lining material and use fabric glue (and probably some hot glue) to glue material onto one of the sides. Don't cut off excess. Then use some of the extra material at the bottom of the big side and glue it to the cardboard side of the bottom ( this is the first step of attaching the pieces)-continue this process. Now you have your box shape. You will still be able to see the cardboard on each edge. So take two cards for each edge and bend them in half. Then hot glue them around the corner. Finally use hot glue, super glue (basically a TON of glue) to glue a strap-i used an old purse strap between the cloth and cardboard layers. I'm sure that was incredibly confusing and I'm sorry so if you have any questions please ask!

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« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2006 10:12:18 PM »

so the new thing is to bring up old topics- this one is really cool! it looks really put-together, even though youknow its handmade Smiley

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