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Posted on:12/8/06 11:58 PM
Last Updated:2/3/07 8:48 PM


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 33 people   
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Sewphie said... (10/19/07 1:38 PM) Reply
Great bag! Here's the link to the pattern pdf and instructions, since they're no longer on hotpatterns and the pattern is out of print. http://web.archive.org/web/20070110215459/http://www.hotpatterns.com/downloads/larue_bag.pdf
Debbie Cook said... (2/4/07 12:07 PM) Reply
Love the blue!
Tany said... (2/4/07 11:18 AM) Reply
Your version of this bag is fabulous! I'm inspired to make one to myself!
BjP said... (2/4/07 0:42 AM) Reply
Lovely bag, Leslie! Beautiful combination of lining and fabric!
KarenP said... (2/3/07 11:44 PM) Reply
Wow! Gorgeous bag in one of my favorite colors.
Cecile Owens said... (2/3/07 11:36 PM) Reply
Delightful and super informative as usual. Thanks
Stacy Sews said... (2/3/07 9:57 PM) Reply
Another beautiful bag!
j222b said... (2/3/07 9:30 PM) Reply
Love this one, too.
BeckyC said... (2/3/07 8:42 PM) Reply
Absolutely Fantabulous, inside and out!
Katharine in BXL said... (1/8/07 4:35 PM) Reply
Anoter reat job, Leslie, and what a lucky little vixen! How does she like it?
Clareew said... (12/18/06 4:19 PM) Reply
Your bag looks really classy. The sleek lines without embellishment are just great.
Hilary said... (12/15/06 10:09 PM) Reply
What a very cool bag-your niece is going to LOVE it! It does look "Texas", doesn't it? :o)
dreamdesigner said... (12/12/06 7:17 PM) Reply
Gorgeous as usual Leslie, I was wondering if I could be your neice
Karen6790 said... (12/11/06 10:36 AM) Reply
Another great version of this bag. Now that I have the pattern, I can't wait to get started.
Georgene said... (12/10/06 11:33 PM) Reply
Somehow it looks.....Texas. I love your version!
Nancy K said... (12/10/06 10:03 AM) Reply
Great job. I really like your review and found it very helpful. I am really tempted to make this my first handbag.
AnneM said... (12/10/06 9:29 AM) Reply
Excellent gift. Good info in your review, as well.
AnneMarie60 said... (12/10/06 8:41 AM) Reply
Beautiful! It looks picture-perfect. Your niece will be elated.
JDpenelope said... (12/9/06 11:52 PM) Reply
You make the greatest gifts. Can I adopt you into my family?
Kathi R said... (12/9/06 11:06 PM) Reply
great looking bag -- glad to hear you had no problem with the binding.
lmg said... (12/9/06 9:44 PM) Reply
Wow! can I have one too?
pterion said... (12/9/06 9:41 PM) Reply
Your bag looks terrific, Leslie! Love that embossed suede.
Karla Kizer said... (12/9/06 9:00 PM) Reply
What are the odds....I bought that same upholstery stuff for a LaRue bag. Much as I admire your taste, I'd hate to turn up at a White House function carrying the same thing. You did a great job. Laura Bush will be green with envy.
Erica B. said... (12/9/06 7:27 PM) Reply
Leslie, that bag is fabulous.
mudcat said... (12/9/06 3:49 PM) Reply
Your version of this bag looks great and has actually made me reconsider my opinion of this bag (I wasn't a fan if it). Your choice of fabric was well made. Best rendition I've seen from this pattern.
Stacy Sews said... (12/9/06 3:12 PM) Reply
Leslie - I love your new bag! It's really going to be a hit with your niece!
Sharon M said... (12/9/06 2:13 PM) Reply
Love it! Another great bag - your niece is lucky.
milwaukee_kelly said... (12/9/06 1:53 PM) Reply
Impressive! She's sure to love it.
Jane S said... (12/9/06 11:51 AM) Reply
Cool looking bag and great instruction notes in your review. Thanks!
PhyllisC said... (12/9/06 11:20 AM) Reply
Yep - as soon as my leather and nailheads arrive from Ebay I'm gonna start on mine! Your niece will love this Leslie - my daughters want me to scale this bag down to a 10 year old size!
Mary Stiefer said... (12/9/06 11:17 AM) Reply
Another cute LaRue. These bags are, obviously, a hit. Great job.
Debbie Cook said... (12/9/06 10:06 AM) Reply
Great looking bag, Leslie. You're niece is lucky, and she'll love it!
Lori V said... (12/9/06 9:55 AM) Reply
Great bay, lucky niece.
Carolyndh said... (12/9/06 9:25 AM) Reply
Love your version of La Rue! I will follow your lead on the binding with mine this weekend! Thanks.
BeckyC said... (12/9/06 9:24 AM) Reply
Your bag is fabulous and your niece will love it! Thank you for all the great tips on the construction of the bag. I love the rhinestone D-ring.
GorgeousFabrics said... (12/9/06 7:44 AM) Reply
Fabulous bag! What a lucky niece!
Barbara at Cat Fur Studio said... (12/9/06 7:33 AM) Reply
Another great "Leslie" project! I like the bigger tassel.
CarolynGM said... (12/9/06 6:12 AM) Reply
Impressive work, Leslie. Surely your niece will love this bag.
Sew4Fun said... (12/9/06 1:29 AM) Reply
Gorgeous bag Leslie!! Your niece is going to love it.
MelissaB in WA said... (12/9/06 0:11 AM) Reply
Love it! I'm sure your niece will love it too! Thanks for the detailed review. :-)
 
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