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Wind-Forest-Fire-Mountain Purse

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Created using this Craftsy Indie Pattern

This project was made from an independent Craftsy designer's pattern:

Upcycled Sweatshirt Purse »
by Ms. Elaineous

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Accessory
Sizing Unisex
Style Cute
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What materials did you use? An old, favorite sweatshirt, which, due to unraveling cuffs and a poor fit, I don't wear anymore, quilter's cotton, cotton duck, rigid interfacing, grommets, magnetic closure, cord.

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What are you most proud of? I took the opportunity to fully customize the interior, including elements I have liked from different purses I have had in the past as well as modular components which solve issues I can't seem to get rid of (adding a receipt-collection bag which clips inside and where I can shove all my loose receipts, and then unclip at the end of the day(or week, or month) and bring to the computer to balance my accounts).

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I love the embroidery! Looks fantastic!

10/19/2013 Flag

Thanks! That is what attracted me to the sweatshirt in the first place. I had to space the straps out a little further to make the embroidery be framed without being crowded.

11/01/2013 Flag

Cute!

10/22/2014 Flag