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Reviewed by:Lori V
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Posted on:11/5/05 2:26 PM
Last Updated:11/5/05 2:28 PM
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mad4sewing said... (11/3/06 2:34 PM) Reply
Great bag! I went to download the pattern and it was no longer on the site. Anyone know where I can get a downloadable copy?
mad4sewing said... (11/3/06 2:34 PM) Reply
Great bag! I went to download the pattern and it was no longer on the hotpatterns. com site. Anyone know where I can get a downloadable copy?
sewlily said... (11/6/05 7:43 PM) Reply
I love your lining. It is a great bag.
Danvillegirl said... (11/6/05 4:03 PM) Reply
Looks good:) I guess I need to give this whirl.
Mary Reed said... (11/6/05 10:40 AM) Reply
Lori - Thanks for the advice. I will do a 50% for the girls. The next question is, can I use upholstrey velvet and fake fur? Will that make the purse too stiff at 50%?
xela said... (11/6/05 8:24 AM) Reply
Too bad this bag is the only thing being reviewed by this pattern company. Great bag and review. Thank you
Lori V said... (11/6/05 6:13 AM) Reply
Mary, I would go down 50% at least for my 2 teenage dds. My girls carry smaller bags and would like the evening bag size for daily use.
els said... (11/6/05 5:35 AM) Reply
Nice to see another Nairobibag, love the lining.
Gigi Louis said... (11/5/05 6:27 PM) Reply
Yet another great-looking bag! Love the lining.
sew obsessed said... (11/5/05 6:13 PM) Reply
Yet another fabulous Nairobi bag. Yours looks very nice. Love the lining. Michelle
LiZ said... (11/5/05 4:52 PM) Reply
Lovely bag. I have sized my pattern down to 75% but I think that I will make some more adjustments.
Mary Stiefer said... (11/5/05 4:41 PM) Reply
Great looking bag. I like your choice in lining.
RobynB said... (11/5/05 4:04 PM) Reply
Your bag looks great, Lori. Love the choice of lining fabric.
Mary Reed said... (11/5/05 3:41 PM) Reply
Lori - Great bag! Good review. If you were to redo it, exactly how much smaller would you make it? Trudy recommends 50% for a smaller, "evening bag." I have two teenage girls who want this bag for Christmas. As drafted, it is too big for them. So, I was wondering what size you would recommend?
Peggy L said... (11/5/05 3:36 PM) Reply
Looks great! I think I will size down when I make mine. Love the leather and lining together.
Linda E. said... (11/5/05 3:06 PM) Reply
good looking bag. I cut mine out today but have gotten to it yet other projects to do.
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