Large Python Bag

Added Mar 2, 2009

by elenay

Albany, New York...

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Description

This bag is made from faux python. No snakes were skinned for this creation. It is interfaced with fusible fleece and lined with black cotton duck. The pleather material was a challenge to sew. It took me a while to figure out that I had to place tracing paper under my foot as I stitched but I was pleased with the results. I used a bronze metal ring from my stash to decorate the flap which has a magnetic snap on the back.

Material Notes

Faux python (pleather), fusible fleece, cotton duck, thread, magnetic snaps

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Novice

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    Apr 10, 2012, 06.08 PMby kstyled

    Looks professionally done !!!!

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    Mar 6, 2009, 08.12 AMby calicokate

    I can not tell you how much I love this bag! It’s fantastic!

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    Mar 4, 2009, 02.11 PMby purseshopper55

    Very Impressive!! I love it! I know what you mean about the sticking. I recently made a fire-pit cover from vinyl – I’m lucky there’s still hair in my head – it drove me crazy!! I find tissue paper to be cheap and easy to rip off at the end. Too bad I didn’t figure it out sooner! Was the bag your own pattern?

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    Mar 3, 2009, 01.27 AMby anajan

    LOVE IT! Beautiful shape, very neat job.

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    Mar 2, 2009, 05.02 PMby kquade

    cool! yes, that is a clever trick to keep the vinyl from sticking! i had used baby powder, haha, but your idea sounds a lot less messy!

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    Mar 2, 2009, 10.54 AMby timeatalian

    I love the material!

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