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Cosmo Bag in Pink

Added Jul 3, 2012

by dafoxx

Seattle, Washing...

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Description

Always looking for that huge bag to carry around everything I need. Amy Butler’s Cosmo Bag from her Style Stitches book fits the bill. It’s listed as and “easy” bag to make but if you’re used to “visual” sewing directions I recommend you read the instructions for this bag several times. When I make another one, I might just take pictures of each step for reference. Another thing that bothers me about her patterns is there are a lot of pieces … a lot of pieces that also need to be interfaced. In this case. every.single.one. /sigh.

Anyway back to this particular bag: I’m a thrift store queen when it comes to finding fabrics and such so this one is no different. I’d been saving up this black & pink chenille type material for a while and when I discovered the book, my quest for a pattern that suited it (what I had of it anyway) was done. I had just enough for the body so I eliminated the side pockets, hit my stash of clearance finds from Joann for matching cotton and went to town. I’ll probably change out the button once I find one I like down the road. When working with the chenille, I serged all the sides too to prevent raveling.

Oh, and it’s in dire need of a good ironing on the handles yet. My bad. :o)

Material Notes

Thrift store chenille & cotton from clearance.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Accessories

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    Jul 5, 2012, 04.07 AMby calicia-1

    I really like this!

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      Jul 8, 2012, 05.40 PMby dafoxx

      Thanks!

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    Jul 3, 2012, 10.20 PMby tboneslimluv

    very nicely done

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      Jul 4, 2012, 12.53 AMby dafoxx

      Thank you!

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