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Posted on:9/2/12 9:49 AM
Last Updated:9/4/12 12:04 PM


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 5 people   
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Penny Carlson said... (7/23/13 2:07 PM) Reply
Just finished mine, and I agree with all your critiques, except for the sturdiness. Nancy actually recommends the use of sew-in Peltex, and mine, being made of home-dec fabric, is actually stiffer than I like. I made my straps out of interfaced, thrice-folded fabric, and had to cut them a LOT shorter than the pattern piece. It's pretty roomy! I always walk around with a steno pad for my shopping lists and notes, and it fits in this baby easily. I really like Nancy's method for reinforcing the magnetic snap (I used plastic canvas for that and to create a bag base).
Penny Carlson said... (7/21/13 10:13 AM) Reply
Late to this party, but I'm about to make the same bag and I appreciate your critique very much! I had definitely planned to do the swtraps another way.
Elcue said... (9/3/12 2:16 PM) Reply
Really good review. Your bag is very attractive.
renren said... (9/2/12 12:19 PM) Reply
Thanks for your very helpful review. This is a very lovely bag in a great fabric.
Jstarr4250 said... (9/2/12 10:12 AM) Reply
Great looking bag and very helpful tips. Love your fabric choice, too.
Elemenopeo said... (9/2/12 9:59 AM) Reply
very pretty
 
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