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Mini granny bag

Added May 19, 2011

by wakol

New York, New Yo...

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Description

I made this bag with my favorite purple fabric, and I really love the ribbon attached at the edge.
It took some time to decide each size and draft patterns. I think it’s easy to arrange my patterns into your style. One thing I regret is I didn’t choose thicker interfacing. When I bring up the bag, it loses its shape a little. But, I’m basically satisfied.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Other

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  • Charlie-deeshadows1_large

    May 20, 2011, 04.30 AMby smallone

    This is really super!

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      May 20, 2011, 04.44 AMby wakol

      Thank you!

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    May 20, 2011, 01.00 AMby momokanekku

    I love it very much ! It’s so cute. the purple lace fabric is so beautiful. I want to make one with another color fabric.

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      May 20, 2011, 04.39 AMby wakol

      Thanks, Momo! You always encourage me.
      Let’s go to see fabrics soon!

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    May 19, 2011, 09.55 PMby malagirl50

    I love this purse . I want to make one soon!

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    • Prof-monkiri_large

      May 20, 2011, 04.37 AMby wakol

      Thank you!
      Please show me when you make it :)

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    May 19, 2011, 07.22 PMby Testosterone

    Spectacular bag!

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    • Prof-monkiri_large

      May 20, 2011, 04.36 AMby wakol

      Thank you!

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    May 19, 2011, 01.46 PMby elenay

    Nice bag. I have a question to you and others reading this regarding your comment on using thicker interfacing. I have been interfacing my bags with fusible fleece for the many years that I have been making bags. I am finding it very difficult to find fleece that is thick enough. The quality of the fusible fleece that I can find has diminished over the years. Pellon’s has gotten thinner and thinner and the one that I liked the most – Warm and Natural – is to my knowledge no longer available. Any suggestions from anyone would be appreciated.

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      May 19, 2011, 09.55 PMby malagirl50

      Have you tried JKMRibbonsandtrims.com they have a lot of trims to choose from or making your own trim with a special ruler.

    • Prof-monkiri_large

      May 20, 2011, 05.02 AMby wakol

      Thank you, elenay.
      I think you know much more than I. I’ve just started sewing here in NY, so I don’t know well about sewing products in the U.S. I’ve heard from someone who is a sewing teacher that “Steinlauf & Stoller Inc” (239 West 39th street, NY) has a lot of varieties of interfacings. But I’m not sure.. Sorry for my useless reply!

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    May 19, 2011, 06.01 AMby mixtlii

    It is such a cute bag!

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    • Prof-monkiri_large

      May 19, 2011, 12.35 PMby wakol

      Thanks! I want to try again with other fabrics in the near future.

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