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My Little Bag

14 Aug

Small bagMy photography skills are less than desirable when it comes to photographing non-flat things. The bag really looks better than the picture might suggest! I like making it with the small squares, but it might look nice using two large squares for each side, instead. You’d just have to do a little math to make sure that the small ones for the bottom and sides matched up. Or you could use a flat crocheted piece.

I’m still pondering on the finish. I think a magnetic snap is just the ticket. Right now it kind of looks like a little cosmetic clutch. But it’s also just the right size for keeping track of remotes. Or pencils. Or candy. It measures 8 inches wide, 5 inches tall, and 2 inches deep. It would be easy to make several different kinds of handles/straps for it. I have a little more finishing to do on this one but I’m pleased with the way the shape worked out. I’m already wanting to start on the next one!

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Posted by on August 14, 2013 in Bags

 

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6 responses to “My Little Bag

  1. Kathryn Rubidoux

    August 14, 2013 at 12:19 am

    I like the small squares, it has a tiled mosaic look to it, or even embossed.

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    • craftlyn

      August 14, 2013 at 12:28 am

      Thank you! It does look embossed when you look at it. It might look even nicer to have all the squares the same color.

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  2. Nice piece of work

    August 14, 2013 at 1:03 am

    coming along veeery nicely. and so ideal for chocolate, indeed.

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    • craftlyn

      August 14, 2013 at 1:13 am

      Yes, I think I’m going to call it a Candy Keeper. 😀

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  3. Divine Debris

    August 14, 2013 at 5:22 pm

    That’s very cute, and seems really straightforward. I like how you’ve given ideas about personal customization for the bag, mostly because I always like to put a little bit of me into a project. I think a magnetic snap would be perfect. Have you thought about putting a lining in it?

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    • craftlyn

      August 14, 2013 at 7:10 pm

      Yes, I always like to add personal touches to things, too. This could easily be lined. Since it’s rectangular, there wouldn’t be any fancy cutting involved. I rarely line anything mainly because I don’t like sewing! Go figure.

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