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Thread: Bow Tucks

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    Senior Member newestnana's Avatar
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    Mine are slightly different from the usual (although everybody seems to add their own twist). The turquoise one was my first, using pre-quilted fabric from Joann's. I used a non-quilted fabric for the lining. Ultimately I added velcro closure at the top -- actually found turquoise velcro!!!

    The navy is also made from Joann's pre-quilted fabric, but I modified the pattern to make it a bit smaller (thanks much to other members of this board for the suggestions). I still have to buy a button for it.

    In both of those bags I put pockets on both front and back.

    The pink bag (not from pre-quilted fabric) is made in the smaller size also and I used Texture Magic on the bottom, quilted with a meandering stitch. I love it! Rather than the button closure, I made a flap (from a tulip bag pattern) and added a magnetic clasp. One outside pocket only, on the back.

    Velcro closure
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    Pink/green smaller bow tucks tote
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    Turquoise bow tuck tote
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    Navy batik smaller bow tucks tote
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    Back of pink/green
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    Pink/green interior
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    Pink bottom fabric quilted but before shrinking
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    After the shrinky dink magic
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    nice !

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    I love the bags and all the variations we come up with!!
    Yours are all beautiful!!Great job!! :thumbup: :-D

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    Great bags! Love them all!

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    Beautiful bags

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    Wow, neat.

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    OK I will bite - WHAT is shrinky dink magic?? Love those purses!

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    Quote Originally Posted by stitchinwitch
    OK I will bite - WHAT is shrinky dink magic?? Love those purses!
    Texture Magic is a product you buy in a package...it's an acetate-type fabric (no idea what it's really made of) that you "quilt" to your fabric, and then shrink it with your steam iron. The TM shrinks up but your fabric kind of bubbles. I prefer to call it shrinky dink but it isn't really.

    I suspect most LQSs now sell Texture Magic, or you can get it at shows. There have been other posts of people using it.

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    Love your versions!! I've used the texture magic on my tote, love the effect but not the price of the stuff.

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    I love your variations and design choices on your purses!!!

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