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Grey Estelle Variation

Added Apr 10, 2009

by jumiss

Berlin, Germany






My version of the Estelle handbag! I made the top band bigger and fixed the handles on the sides.

Material Notes

IKEA fabric, green polka-dotted cotton for lining




Garment Type

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    Mar 15, 2011, 03.13 AMby Linda Youngblood

    I can not get my pleats to look correct, seems like they fall out once the bag is finished. What am I doing wrong?

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    Jan 6, 2010, 07.42 PMby summernights

    This is gorgeous !

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    Jan 5, 2010, 05.48 AMby devonviolet

    Very Nice! I do like the wider band. I may try it both ways . . . with the straps on the sides (like you have it), and the straps on the front and back (the way it is in the original). Both have their pluses.

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    Apr 12, 2009, 04.46 AMby miss-g

    I like your variation – I think the wider band gives it a nicer shape. IKEA fabric is always a winner too.

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    Apr 11, 2009, 03.41 AMby hajnika

    Nice job! I like it very much!

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    Apr 11, 2009, 01.38 AMby thecuriouskiwi

    I agree with Baobab, best var. so far. I am going to make this bag soon, printed the patten on Thursday and was also considering making the top band go all the way to the top but I will keep the handles as they are. Nice job!

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    Apr 10, 2009, 03.25 PMby baobab

    This is probably the best Estelle I’ve seen so far! I also like your modifications a lot, so: congratulations!

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    Apr 10, 2009, 03.14 PMby kquade

    its gorgeous. i like this a LOT better than the original version, and the fabric is beautiful. great job!

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    Apr 10, 2009, 02.46 PMby fraeuleinu

    Sweeeet! Love the pattern mix and your alterations! And the inside pockets! Mind if I copy it? ;-)

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