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Review submitted in Challenge Contest 2012 - Handbag Contest
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Reviewed by:Mary Nanna
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Posted on:8/11/12 7:54 PM
Last Updated:8/11/12 8:41 PM


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 5 people   
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Aroura said... (8/17/12 3:04 PM) Reply
This is such a great looking bag, practical but also pretty. Love it!
Sharonspils said... (8/17/12 10:19 AM) Reply
Great bag!
marec said... (8/16/12 1:18 AM) Reply
I love this style and your fabric choice makes this perfect. Those side pockets are darling.
LM2HYD said... (8/14/12 8:44 PM) Reply
Looks fantastic! I love the fabric choice--very smart and classy :)
Mary Nanna said... (8/12/12 9:40 PM) Reply
Thanks everyone! MNBarb I used both fusible batting and bag interfacing (as per the instructions) to get that firm hold. Yes I know I haven't been updating with my sewing very often - a combination of factors, but also I seem to be sewing a lot of vintage patterns at the moment so I don't know how relevant it is to write a review on something others can't source??
SheBear0320 said... (8/12/12 7:37 PM) Reply
Great job -- I love how the exterior pockets are elasticized at their upper edges to tighten everything up and make sure nothing falls out. Good choice on the fabric.
MNBarb said... (8/12/12 8:19 AM) Reply
I haven't seen a review from you in a long time. You always inspire me. This bag is great in its design, size, fabric and, of course, your workmanship. Does it have some type of interfacing or stabilizer? Thanks for the tip on the bag designer's kits with all of the hardware included.
Elemenopeo said... (8/12/12 7:59 AM) Reply
beautiful bag!
arianamaniacs said... (8/12/12 5:14 AM) Reply
really classy nice job!
Dilliander said... (8/12/12 3:10 AM) Reply
Lovely bag!
lynne1nor said... (8/11/12 10:34 PM) Reply
Very nice bag! I really like the pockets on the sides and the fabric looks fabulous.
Hilary said... (8/11/12 8:02 PM) Reply
Great looking bag! I love that you rescued the fabric from a thrift shop! I get lots of fabric and patterns that way, too :D
 
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