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Thread: Bow tuck tote

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    Aug 2010
    Houston, Texas

    Cool Bow tuck tote

    Okay, I am taking a break from quilting. A friend of mine made a bow tuck tote purse and I just love it. Went and bought the pattern from my local quilt shop. Have made 3 so far, so much fun to see the variations using different fabrics. Woke up this morning thinking how cute it would be with a zipper closure instead of the button closure.

    Anymore made this change to this pattern? If so, can you advise me how to do it? I am thinking the zipper would need to be sewn to the lining piece.


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    Super Member Sandra-P's Avatar
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    Dec 2009
    New Mexico /Naples, Florida
    I thought I saw a tutorial on this here on the board. Try typing in Bow Tuck Purse and you should be able to find it. They are addicting to make and I agree that a zipper would be better on them.

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    Super Member Buckeye Rose's Avatar
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    Jan 2011
    Monroe, IN
    I've done lots of bow tucks and yes, I've put in zippers and snap closures, but the "tucks" can create issues with a zipper. Unless you eliminate the tucks, I really don't recommend adding a zipper because I don't think you will like it. Adding a snap closure is very simple, fast and effective (and you can still add the pretty button to the front!)

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    Power Poster PaperPrincess's Avatar
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    Here are the links to the tutorials on this board:

    Bow Tuck with Zipper

    Another tut for Bow Tuck with zipper.
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