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Review submitted in Challenge Contest 2012 - Handbag Contest
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Reviewed by:marec
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Posted on:8/15/12 7:35 PM
Last Updated:8/15/12 7:52 PM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized Regular Petite 

Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 7 people   
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PattyE said... (8/23/12 7:04 PM) Reply
You did a great job on this bag...such detail. Good luck.
whistlin dixie said... (8/19/12 8:01 PM) Reply
Love your mix of fabrics, and the extra POP the orange piping gives. Very nice job, and a good looking bag!
Sharon1952 said... (8/17/12 9:16 PM) Reply
Love the whole look. Very nice bag!
Aroura said... (8/17/12 3:13 PM) Reply
This is really gorgeous! I love all the details. The bag is really unique and interesting looking, totally you!
QuiltSewSewSue said... (8/17/12 5:08 AM) Reply
Sweet bag - well done!
Leu said... (8/16/12 1:49 PM) Reply
Those handles we're in your *stash*!?!? Man I would love a peek at that stash! jealousy abounds. I love your purse. The piping is such a sophisticated touch. Very very nice.
renren said... (8/16/12 12:50 PM) Reply
Fabric and styling are channeling Marci Tilton (for me). Really extraordinary result. I'm not a handbag-carrying person, but this one makes me sit up and take notice.
Patti B said... (8/16/12 9:52 AM) Reply
Marc, I thought I recognized that fabric! Your bag is stunning and thanks for letting us follow your thought process.
cairncrew said... (8/16/12 7:13 AM) Reply
Oh my, I'm not a bag person at all but that one makes me want to try one. Beautiful work and that custom lining sure makes the bag look quite high end
Margaret said... (8/16/12 5:57 AM) Reply
Great looking bag! Wonderful details!
Clareew said... (8/16/12 2:44 AM) Reply
Wonderful bag, I love all the details. Great review 😄
jannw said... (8/16/12 0:25 AM) Reply
Wonderful bag!! I love the handles and while the exterior is beautiful, the interior looks absolutely lush!! What a great idea to quilt..I just bought this pattern at the last sale, so a very timely review. I know I'll refer back. Congrats on a great project!
marthamyers said... (8/15/12 10:40 PM) Reply
Oh, Mary. I love everything about your bag - fab.u.lous outer fabric. perfect piping and pocket lining. and the purse lining is perfect! So artful.
JanineMck said... (8/15/12 9:32 PM) Reply
congratulations on such a unique and interesting bag - you are sure to get lots of comments. It sounds like you had lots of fun making it too.
SheBear0320 said... (8/15/12 8:53 PM) Reply
Thank you for your very detailed review and lots of pictures illustrating the different steps. Great job on customizing to fulfill your needs.
marec said... (8/15/12 8:15 PM) Reply
Thanks chenille. The project got bigger and bigger...
chenille said... (8/15/12 8:09 PM) Reply
Beautiful! Love all the details.
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