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Thread: Patriotic handbag

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    k3n
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    Hi all, this was a commission I recently finished. I had made a wall hanging of a Union Flag as a raffle prize for our recent Royal Wedding celebrations and a lady saw it and requested a handbag in the same style. She specifically wanted a zip which isn't something I've done before but thanks to some links posted by some ladies on here when I asked for help, I managed it! I put custom pockets inside for mobile phone, pen and chequebook and a little clip for keys, so they don't get lost in the bottom! I paper-pieced the flag to my own drafted pattern. Thanks for looking. :-D

    The bag
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    Clsoe up of the flag
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    Inside, showing the pockets
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    Showing the key clip
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    The zip - the dog learned some new words whilst I was putting this in!
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    I Love it! So beautiful and creative. I am sure she will be delighted. And you learned a new skill! :)

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    very very nice

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    You did a wonderful job with this handbag. LOVE it! :)

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    WOW Thats an awesome purse.Love it,you did a great job

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    great job :thumbup: :thumbup:

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    Just So Beautiful and nice love the colors and the style.

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    LOL! Love the bag! Honey, my dogs learn new words EVERY time I sit down to sew!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ruck9085
    LOL! Love the bag! Honey, my dogs learn new words EVERY time I sit down to sew!
    If they could talk they'd get their mouths washed out with soap daily, I'm sure!

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    What a cool bag. I'm still afraid to try a zipper but yours turned out great. Wonderful job and thanks for sharing.

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    Your bag is awesome.

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    This is absolutely gorgeous. You did a great job. Thank you for sharing.

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    Very pretty. Wonderful job. Thanks for sharing with us.

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    You did a wonderful job on your new purse. Good thing you don't have any birds...

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    beautiful job!

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    Oh it is sharp. Thank you for putting photos of the inside too.

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    Wowee k3n ... I love it! You did a spectacular job!

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    Wow...it looks wonderful!!! You did a great job on that zipper! :lol:

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    very nice.

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    Great design. Sounds like you did exactly what she requested. I always put zippers in bag tops. Just feel safer that way.
    Kat

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    Very nice......you did a wonderful job!

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    Thanks everyone, I'll hand it over to her on Sunday so I hope she likes it!

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    Great purse. One of these days I am gonna tackle one with a zipper.

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