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The flamingo tote for my sister...

Old 07-15-2012, 09:15 PM
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I dearly love my big sister and I wanted to make her something to remind her of our long summer days in florida when we were just kids. This turned out to be a long two days work for me, but, I think I got it right. She loved it and that is what I was going for. LOL... I gave it to her today along with a beautiful moulded silver pen that has dogs all over it. (She loves animals, especially dogs and is an advocate.)

Well, here it is I hope you like it too. I flipped the zipper to make it easier for her to open. She is a lefty and always complains that things are made for right-handers.
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Old 07-15-2012, 09:17 PM
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Beautiful flamingo fabric! so often the flamingo fabric is cartoony. This is a beautiful gift!
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Old 07-16-2012, 05:48 AM
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It's a beautiful bag and how sweet that you made the zipper for a "lefty"! My DH always complains about the same thing. Great job!
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Old 07-16-2012, 05:51 AM
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What a nice job you did! Glad she loved it!
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she will love it....beautiful
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Old 07-16-2012, 06:06 AM
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When I saw "flamingo" I thought I'd be needing blinders and shades, but this is very tasteful and your sister will be proud to carry it. Very attractive!
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very nicely done, and to make it so special for her being left handed, your a great Sister
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She will love it
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I agree the flamingo fabric is beautiful! Love the bag!
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Neat bag!!! Great reminder of a fun summer trip. Very nice job!! Am sure she loves it too.
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