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Posted on:6/5/08 11:58 PM
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Sigrid. said...
How very cute. The fabrics are a great combination. Bet your daughter is very happy.
6/6/08 3:34 AM
JeanM said...
Your bag looks great! I've made a couple of these now, to use as a tote to the school where I work, and I also found the velcro to be inadequate - I've tried the magnetic snaps (from JoAnn's) and they work better...except that I usually load too much into the bag to close the top! I don't have a local source for the bases, so I've been using plastic needlepoint canvas cut to size, which seems to work fairly well. Looking forward to seeing your next one!
6/6/08 8:24 AM
AnneMarie60 said...
That is a neat bag. I love the inside pockets! I love the cow-hide print, too.
6/6/08 9:04 AM
gatorgirl4325 said...
Cute bag! I bet the Webkinz are going to be so happy in such a fashionable bag!
6/6/08 10:44 AM
Deepika said...
Wow, this has got to be one of the coolest bags for this pattern. I agree, Joan does go the extra mile with her patterns. I haven't made this bag yet but I am really inspired by your review!
6/6/08 12:52 PM
CurlyCrafter said...
So original and creative! I love the fabric combination. I've never made a bag before but after seeing yours I really want to now.
6/6/08 1:14 PM
Karen6790 said...
Great job. This was one of my first bags, too, and the clarity of the instructions really made it a lot less scary. Agree with you about the velcro, I made another version as a gift and put a magnetic closure on that one.
6/6/08 11:44 PM
snapdragonfly said...
I have just watched the tutorial video, I am blown away! If anyone wanted to start making bags this would be the ideal place to start. thanks for the link and pix of your own great bag cindy-lou.
6/7/08 5:58 AM
MelissaB in WA said...
That is so cute Cindy Lou!
6/7/08 1:13 PM
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