13 Responses to “Backsack!”

  1. Jaci Burton June 4, 2008 at 1:18 PM #

    love it! :tigger:

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  2. Annmarie June 4, 2008 at 1:43 PM #

    I sew a lot and make/use my own cording for trim on different ensembles. I also use it to on my own handmade bags. Your use of cording looks ok to me. Feel free to email me if you have questions, however.

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  3. Melissa June 4, 2008 at 3:20 PM #

    This is too cute. I LOVE that fabric!

  4. Angeleque Ford June 4, 2008 at 4:16 PM #

    It’s funny. I’m a knitter, crocheter, beader, soaper and can make lotion. Quilting is all done by hand (very very slowly).

    But sewing from patterns and creating from scratch I’m bad at. My sister the seamtress is coming for the forth and she’s gonna make me some book covers to go with my beaded bookmarks and book thongs. I saw a pattern for a tote bag I may have her try.

    Love the fabric.

  5. Angeleque Ford June 4, 2008 at 4:18 PM #

    Oh if VB is who I think it is I love her designs.

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  6. Ember June 4, 2008 at 4:26 PM #

    When are you opening the shop to sell these beauties? I love it!

  7. HelenK June 4, 2008 at 8:09 PM #

    Looks Awesome!

    I hope you’re feeling better by now.

  8. Deb June 4, 2008 at 9:52 PM #

    If you sew your cording cover then turn it through a standard tube type turner, insert the cording into the center of tube first and turn the cording cover over it.

    does that make sense?

    Adorable back pack.

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  9. Mandy M Roth June 5, 2008 at 7:58 AM #

    oooo this turned out super cute, Angie!

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  10. kris June 5, 2008 at 2:36 PM #

    That is beautiful!! I love the pattern and the colors for the one you showed. What is the fabric you are using for the other one?

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  11. Chris Redding June 5, 2008 at 3:44 PM #

    Love it. Love it.
    Want one.
    I love backpack purses, but they are getting harder and harder to find. My son made a bag at school out of mesh material, but I’m not sure he can get me the pattern.
    That bag is so cute!

  12. Jane June 5, 2008 at 6:47 PM #

    You did an awesome job. I love it. If this editing/publishing gig ever peters out, you can set up an Etsy shop.

  13. Angie June 10, 2008 at 12:05 PM #

    If you sew your cording cover then turn it through a standard tube type turner,

    I have no idea what a tube type turner is. Is it something that makes turning the material inside out easier?

    What is the fabric you are using for the other one?

    It’s a secret because the intended recipient would immediately know it was for them if I shared the fabric. I’ll blog it when it’s done!

    In other news, after carrying the backsack around for a few days, a couple of design flaws were discovered, I realized how much I love the front pocket, and I determined that there needs to be one more inner pocket, higher up, on the opposite side.

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