by Trish56 22 Nov 2015

Ok, This time I decided to be brave and have a go at Sue`s zipper purses, I was a bit scared as everyone seems to be at first about that zipper and the needle of my machine, but as long as I shut my eyes, it worked for me thanks heaps for your generosity with this design Sue. they are great and sew easy to do, the instructions are easy and plan to follow. Thanks for looking Trish

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by lbrow 22 Nov 2015

They look fantastic/Lillian

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Trish56 by Trish56 22 Nov 2015

thanks for your support, I enjoyed making them they are so easy.

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by bevintex 22 Nov 2015

funny you all close your eyes, my method is keep them open with my finger on the start/stop button so if I hear that needle breaking crunch I can turn it off right away. But I've done so many now just slowing the speed on the machine works every time

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Trish56 by Trish56 22 Nov 2015

I am starting to peek now when I make the purses, and I don't hold my breath now either, your right the nack is to slow the machine and go for it, thanks for stopping by, hugs to you. Trish

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by highlandermom 22 Nov 2015

Looks great. Do you have a box? A big one. You'll need a nice supply made for all that see what you are into.

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Trish56 by Trish56 22 Nov 2015

I am going to have to get a box now, I have the bug for making ITH, zipper purses, Sues Carbage bags, and I found some ITH coasters that is my next attack, thanks for visiting and your comments, hugs to you Trish

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by rachap 22 Nov 2015

The zipper part didn't bother me in the least but after 4 tries I still can not get the lining to come out correctly so I have 4 bags for myself and will give it another go to try to get some Christmas gifts done.

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Trish56 by Trish56 22 Nov 2015

the only problem I had was the zipper, ours in Australia seem to be a smiggins narrower than those in the UK, I made a slight adjustment for the placing of the zipper and WAKO it works, keep trying you will get the nack.... thanks for looking and commenting. Trish

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by shirley124 22 Nov 2015

Well done. I still have not been game to try one. Hugs

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Trish56 by Trish56 22 Nov 2015

Oh you must try at least one, its not hard really it isn't, but be warned, you wont stop at one,....... thanks for coming, Trish

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by peafarm 22 Nov 2015

Exactly what I did--shut my eyes. Everything went fine. I love your dog camo looking fabric. Job well done!

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Trish56 by Trish56 22 Nov 2015

Shutting my eyes helped me heaps, what I didn't see ,didn't hurt. hehe, everyone needs to do one of these, great confidence builder to try something different, Sue is great to give us the chance. Thanks for stopping by

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by pennifold 22 Nov 2015

Well done, there'll be no stopping you now Trish! Love Chris

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Trish56 by Trish56 22 Nov 2015

I`ve started getting the " is that for me?" from my daughters , so looks like more to come. thanks for stopping by Chris ,much appreciated. Trish

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by pennyhal2 22 Nov 2015

Oh. I'm still too scared. But I guess I missed the "shut my eyes" part. I'll have to try that technique!

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Trish56 by Trish56 22 Nov 2015

Oh , do have a go, you will wonder why you hadn`t tried , they are EASY. thanks for stopping by. Trish

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by sonjapotgieter 22 Nov 2015

Beautiful...Well done

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Trish56 by Trish56 22 Nov 2015

Thanks

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by crafter2243 Moderator 22 Nov 2015

Good job. I know how you feel. I held my breath while watching the needle go over the zipper. Your purse turned out great.

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Trish56 by Trish56 22 Nov 2015

it is amazing how it goes over, my mum would always tell me watch the zipper when I was sewing in my younger days, I could even hear her when I was doing my first purse , but no problem. Thanks for your comments

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by noah 22 Nov 2015

AWESOME I was scared the first time to but there easy right???hugs

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Trish56 by Trish56 22 Nov 2015

Easy , peezy, thanks to Sue`s clear instructions will make more as they have a thousand uses. thanks for stopping by

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by pldc 22 Nov 2015

Well done, ~hugs~

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Trish56 by Trish56 22 Nov 2015

thank you

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by designgirl 22 Nov 2015

Love it.

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Trish56 by Trish56 22 Nov 2015

thanks heaps for looking

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by laffma1 22 Nov 2015

Very nice. Now, you will be hooked!

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Trish56 by Trish56 22 Nov 2015

and hooked I am, appreciate your comments. Trish

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by dragonflyer 22 Nov 2015

Nice job...glad you took the plunge!

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Trish56 by Trish56 22 Nov 2015

they are certainly the wow factor of my friends, thanks for looking

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by airyfairy 22 Nov 2015

You have done a wonderful job. Love the lining with the paws. I still close my eyes when the machine goes over the zipper!!!

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Trish56 by Trish56 22 Nov 2015

I hold my breath too , thanks for looking

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by sandralane 22 Nov 2015

A terrific job with Sue's pattern, well done. Thanks for showing us. Sandra.

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by spendlove Moderator 22 Nov 2015

Well done, now you have taken the plunge you will be unstoppable. I came up with this method of adding a zip for the ladies in my J-club who had never tried anything like it before.

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Trish56 by Trish56 22 Nov 2015

They are great, I have made one to keep my GPS in , when I am not on the road, fits nicely, thanks again. Trish

Trish56 by Trish56 22 Nov 2015

I did have a little prob with the zip though, ours in Australia must be a smidgins thinner than UK zips, the stitching was stitching on one side right on the edge,but I have managed to sort it by putting the zip in a little earlier than your instructions and it somehow stitches firmer.

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by lidiad 22 Nov 2015

They look great, well done, Trish!
Hugs, Lidia

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Trish56 by Trish56 22 Nov 2015

Thanks , hugs to you. Trish

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by carolpountney 22 Nov 2015

Yes I promised Sue that I would have go at them but also scared and I must get myself into gear and buy some zips, so well done to you great work

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Trish56 by Trish56 22 Nov 2015

Just do like I did, shut my eyes and go for it, the first is always the scariest, thanks for stopping by. Trish

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