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J Stern Designs Ribbon Skirt
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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 4118 (Hand Bags)

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Reviewed by:Carol Wisman

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Posted on:4/24/08 0:16 AM
Last Updated:4/29/08 12:50 PM

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 8 people   
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AnneM said... (5/8/08 8:30 PM) Reply
That is a beautiful bag. The quality of the materials shows even in the pictures. This is a classic bag that you will be able to get use of for a long time. Very impressive bag and I'm very glad you reviewed it. Oh my - I just looked at the pattern picture. Who would have thought such a professional, elegant bag was made with a pattern with those pictures! Double congratulations. (Not that those pictures are necessarily bad, mind you, but totally different style than what you achieved.)
Re Becca said... (4/29/08 3:07 PM) Reply
Great bag! Very chic and professional. I'l bet that nobody believes that you made it. You made a great purse out of a pretty different looking pattern. Great details, thanks for sharing your construction details.
frame said... (4/29/08 1:01 PM) Reply
Great looking bag! You made this look so much better than the picture on the envelope. Nice job.
AnneMarie60 said... (4/29/08 12:58 PM) Reply
You did a wonderful job and produced a fabulous handbag! Great review.
ConnieBJ said... (4/27/08 9:03 AM) Reply
Looks wonderful Carol. the topstitching, the chain detail - simply great
nancy2001 said... (4/25/08 7:07 PM) Reply
Great looking bag.
Peggy L said... (4/24/08 8:35 AM) Reply
Beautiful job! Love your fabrics and "details".
KathleenS said... (4/24/08 6:06 AM) Reply
It looks so good! I would never have recognised it as that pattern.
HawkeMorningStar7 said... (4/24/08 1:18 AM) Reply
Your bag is fabulous, love all the embellishments, beading etc. Great all round. Enjoy !!
Evil Olive said... (4/21/08 1:15 PM) Reply
It looks great! And you are one brave (and patient) woman. I once made a bag from suede, and broke my brand new sewing machine. My bag turned out OK, but your stiching is fabulous!
KathleenS said... (4/21/08 6:45 AM) Reply
Looks great so far!
lilyofthevalley said... (4/8/08 9:03 AM) Reply
Very, very stylish raw materials, Carol, and they'll make up into a stunning bag. Can't wait to see it! -Lily
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