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From: cricket36580
Date: 03-05-2006, 12:26 PM (1 of 3)
Ok, I'm gonna explain this purse to you guys and then ya'll see if you can help me make it reversable.

Take 30" sq of 2 materials, sew rst, turn, press, toptitch, turn sq on diagonal and fold 2 outside corners to middle (folding 1/3 of material) where they overlap and form a "square" in the middle, sew middle square...Now, the hard part. Fold the purse in the middle so the 2 "pockets" are outside. Now you have to sew the middle edges up to make a middle pocket, and attach straps...all while still allowing it to be reversable. Confused yet? I can post pics of the steps if you want... Anyone????
If I can't be a good example, I'll just have to be horrible warning!
User: cricket36580
Member since: 11-28-2005
Total posts: 10
From: Hogmami
Date: 03-05-2006, 02:44 PM (2 of 3)
Don't really understand. What pattern are you using? Maybe posting pictures would help.
User: Hogmami
Member since: 09-30-2004
Total posts: 800
From: dmoses
Date: 03-05-2006, 07:18 PM (3 of 3)
Are the pockets supposed to be triangular? If you fold one corner to the 'outside', and the other corner to the 'inside', and then sew the square, you will have two pockets(one front, one back) each on inside and outside. They will be triangular, with the opening on the diagonal.

That is the best I can do. Hogmami is would help to know what the purse should look like when finished. :bg:
Take care,
User: dmoses
Member since: 02-22-2002
Total posts: 964
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