6.25.2008

I love sewing and designing - I was shopping at my local fabric store and came across this amazing red cotton fabric. I just had to turn it into something great. After watching all of my favorite 1940's movie this weekend - I was inspired to use the fabric and make a modern day glamorous verson of a rucksake. Think Huckleberry Fin with high heels and lip stick!! It was very easy to make - you can make almost any size. Figure out how big you want it - cut out 2 perfect squares. Here is the link to the pattern and the directions.






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13 comments:

  1. That is so fantatic -- I too love the vintage and can't wait to make myself a bag! :)K

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  2. this bag is fabu! I'm gonna feature it on my blog tonight. I want to make one when I get my new sewing machine in a few days--what were the dimensions of YOUR square and handle?

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  3. melissa - I believe it 42 x 42 a perfect square. Let me look at see what it was and I will let you know!!!

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  4. merci beaucoup pour ce beau sac!!!!!

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  5. Very neat! I have carried a bag 'hobo style' using a gorgeous cane as the stick and get interesting reactions; wonder if anyone else has experience of this.

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  6. this is so cute! love your pics almost as much as the bag. :)

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  7. Thanks so much for sharing this wonderful idea! Your photos, too, are superb.

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  8. what a loverly bag and I adore what you are wearing, as well as your wall color and your art. Nice very nice. Thank you for stopping by my blog, by the bye.

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  9. What are the ending dimensions of this bag? It is a gorgeous shape!

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  10. Thank you ever so much for your graciousness and this pattern. You are so very giving.

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  11. Lindo!!! Parabéns - publiquei em meu blog (rosefrey.wordpress.com). ;D

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  12. Am I blind? I can't find the link. Little help please.

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Thank you so much for the kind words and comments - Thanks Lisa Ancarrow

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