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Old 07-21-2006, 04:47 AM   #1
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What do you think of this bag?
I found this bag on a site someone posted here. At first I thought.."NO WAY"...then the more I looked at it the more I got to like it. What do you all think? Isn't it very "unusual??

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Old 07-21-2006, 05:44 AM   #2
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Definitely unusual. What colors are you thinking? IMHO, a different color combination and I would probably move from 'unusual' to 'pretty cool!'
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Old 07-21-2006, 06:56 AM   #3
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Wow! I actually love it just as is. That's a bag I would proudly carry anywhere.
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Old 07-21-2006, 07:27 AM   #4
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Ooh I like that too! Nice looking bag =D
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Old 07-21-2006, 07:56 AM   #5
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The bag itself is ok, but IMO, it would be better without the flowers, and I personally don't like that type of purse handle AT ALL. That's just a preference though. I really like the colors it's knit up with.
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Old 07-21-2006, 08:31 AM   #6
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At first I thought, "Yuck!" Then the I saw the second picture and thought that maybe it wasn't too bad. so I guess the flowers are the yuck factor. Maybe Horve is right, a different colored flower might be better?
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Old 07-21-2006, 09:41 AM   #7
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i completely dig on it...i would have to do pretty much the whole thing in different colors though I think cuz i like to work with more vibrant colors. I just can't figure out a good way to shape it after it is felted.
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Old 07-21-2006, 09:47 AM   #8
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Not my cup of tea, but it is pretty!
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Old 07-21-2006, 10:02 AM   #9
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The flowers would have to go but I like the purse.
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Old 07-21-2006, 10:29 AM   #10
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I love it! If I had the skill I would make it. But I am not there yet!

BTW, I am not completely clear on the purse handle attachments. Instructions say to knit in garter stitch a 7 1/2 inch by 3 inch rectangle, felt it, then use it to attach/sew handles to bag. That just doesn't give much detail, does it?

And when a pattern says "sew" in this case, do they mean by sewing machine?
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