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Reviewed by:Gina Marie

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Posted on:4/24/04 7:15 PM

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Mini said... (8/23/04 5:42 PM) Reply
Thanks for reviewing this. I had a similar bag when I was in high school in the 60's-I think they were called "hobo bags". They were cute, and comfortable to carry because there is no hardware. I will definitely make one of these!
Gina Marie said... (4/26/04 1:28 PM) Reply
Its a larger sized handbag, not quite deep enough to be a tote.
Deepika said... (4/26/04 7:24 AM) Reply
Very nice bag and I love the embroidery. Is it a totebag size or handbag?
JDpenelope said... (4/25/04 8:20 AM) Reply
Gina, I wish something like this would happen to me when doing a mundane household task! Sometimes less is more and your bag proves it. The embroidered touch is great--I really like tone on tone.
sewfrequent said... (4/24/04 9:48 PM) Reply
It may surprise you to know my definition of a genius is someone who can succeed using a dummy pattern! Maybe they've improved since the last one I tried a few years ago...that purse went in the trash w/ the pattern. Yours looks great!
PVA said... (4/24/04 9:28 PM) Reply
Hmmmmm, I'll just have to go look up that pattern. I'm a push-over for bags, totes & all kinds of containers! I really like that celtic design, and tone-on-tone in MHO is really classy!
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