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Pattern Reviews> Amy Butler> AB021WT (Weekender Travel Bag)

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Reviewed by:perlina

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Posted on:6/11/08 8:35 AM
Last Updated:6/18/08 5:13 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 7 people   
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Sheila457 said... (6/21/08 8:38 AM) Reply
Awesome bag!!!
kim*brown said... (6/19/08 4:15 PM) Reply
Ok...I am drooling!!! Love this! Great review!!
perlina said... (6/18/08 5:21 PM) Reply
For chrisquilts_2: I used Peltex interfacing,it's sturdy but when you sew it together with fabric it become flexible and I haven't got problems with it. I changed 3 times in whole process needles size 18.It went through all layers and I was going very slowly on curves.I used fusible fleece for lining, so the bag have got more sturdiness.
Dei said... (6/14/08 10:24 PM) Reply
May I place an order? Since you're already sewing 10 more. :)
chrisquilts_2 said... (6/13/08 11:49 AM) Reply
I'd love to hear details about how you interfaced it, etc. Everyone else seems to have had a time of it.
MelissaB in WA said... (6/13/08 0:08 AM) Reply
You're bag is beautiful, but honestly I have no clue how you can make this in only 5 hours. I made one in a day and it was at least a 12 hour project and I sew fairly quickly. Hats off to you for making it so fast. For some reason I can't enlarge your picture, sure would love to see it bigger than the thumbnail.
donna mel said... (6/12/08 6:57 AM) Reply
this is a great bag! i have thought about making it in the past, but also thought it would be too difficult and time consuming. thanks for the positive report...maybe i'll give it a go after all.
perlina said... (6/12/08 0:50 AM) Reply
Thank you guys,you are all so kind!!
Peggy said... (6/11/08 9:47 PM) Reply
Super nice but can we figure out a way put rollers on the bottom? Just kidding
Sew4Fun said... (6/11/08 7:56 PM) Reply
Nice eye-catching bag!
Ronda Rae said... (6/11/08 2:12 PM) Reply
Very nice! I need to bring my half done bag out of the closet some time soon. I'm glad you loved making it so much. It is a great bag. I definitely made some changes to my lining this go around, too.
Lori V said... (6/11/08 2:02 PM) Reply
Beautiful bag, the fabric is perfect for this design.
ConnieBJ said... (6/11/08 1:27 PM) Reply
Great bag - I think your family will be thrilled to be getting one!
lcavagnolo said... (6/11/08 12:24 PM) Reply
Oh my...this is the most beautiful weekender bag I've seen yet! I absolutely love it!!! I was going to recommend putting them on etsy, but you're one step ahead of me. ;)
Meggie LuLu said... (6/11/08 12:13 PM) Reply
That is such a CUTE bag!!! You did an excellent job!!! Congrats on your first review!!!
Annette1 said... (6/11/08 12:06 PM) Reply
Beautiful bag, and you've matched the design of the fabric up perfectly!
Mary Stiefer said... (6/11/08 10:48 AM) Reply
Wow - this looks great and I love your choice of fabrics.
nancy2001 said... (6/11/08 10:13 AM) Reply
Very cute bag.
Elke said... (6/11/08 9:41 AM) Reply
Gorgeous...was hesitant to make one before but now will give it a try!
KrystalL said... (6/11/08 9:32 AM) Reply
Awesome bag!
BJ1400 said... (6/11/08 8:53 AM) Reply
Heatherrique said... (6/11/08 8:45 AM) Reply
Exquisitely beautiful bag! Wonderfully crafted!
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