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Charlie bag

Added Jan 31, 2008

by whiti

Wellington, New ...






Two matching stash busting bags!! The denim and crimpelene made the bags too bulky to fold into their pouches. But they’re very sturdy – just the thing for library books and the occasional bottle of whiskey!
I lined the handles because I am too fussy to leave them “unfinished”. I top stitched as well as the crimpelene refused to be pressed.

Material Notes

Denim and orange polka dot crimpelene (very 70’s)




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    Feb 15, 2008, 03.20 AMby jendockter

    I made 4 of these (2 sets of 2) for friends of mine. I made sure to fully line one of each so that they’d have the sturdiness for books and heavy things (especially since one friend said she’d like to use it as a workbag!). Love the colours you have here! Cute cute cute!

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    Feb 1, 2008, 01.46 PMby whiti

    Thanks! I thought the next ones I try I might use bias binding around the edges.

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    Feb 1, 2008, 09.37 AMby lilo

    i like your charlies a lot! i agree in giving them a nice finish, i’ll also do that.

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    Feb 1, 2008, 07.39 AMby marijapo

    They both look great. I think your choice of fabrics is great.

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    Jan 31, 2008, 01.38 PMby sewlikecarolyn

    Very cute! I had the same problem, I wanted mine to be of sturdier fabric, but they wouldn’t fit into their pouches, and they weren’t cute enough to post, your’s makes me wanna try again!

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