by dragonflyer ( edited 10 Sep 2017 ) 04 Sep 2017

Top Zip Quilted Bag done ITH in one hooping using an old pair of jeans...lined with no raw edges...it was a bit tricky to figure this one out....I am pleased with the results. I will now digitize for all my hoop sizes with the largest being 8" x 14"...Thanks for looking!

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by sewtired 06 Sep 2017

Stunning bag. Impressive project.

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by clintonmiss22 05 Sep 2017

Very nice! I don't digitize, but I would really like to try a zipper bag. Would be lovely for gifts.

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 05 Sep 2017

Well you should...it is amazing to watch your embroidery machine stitch out an ITH design and a zipper...go for it!

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by manami 05 Sep 2017

wonderful job Kim! You are very clever!

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 05 Sep 2017

Thanks so much for your kind words, Yoriko...

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by serendipity79 05 Sep 2017

wow beautiful work.. you even managed to include zip tabs in an ITH?! i'm impressed... BTW great way of utilizing old pair of jeans :) hugs maria

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 05 Sep 2017

Thanks Maria...Yes, you noticed...there are zipper tabs on each side of the zipper that match the lining...small but effective...

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by pennyhal2 05 Sep 2017

What a spiffy ittle purse! Makes me regret thowing out a pair of jeans the other day.

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 05 Sep 2017

Thanks, Penny...I almost gave them to the Salvation Army...they would have put them to good use, but I think I did too!

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by sonjapotgieter 05 Sep 2017

Stunning ....Well done!!!

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 05 Sep 2017

Thanks so much, Sonja...

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by gerryvb 05 Sep 2017

it's gorgeous

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 05 Sep 2017

Thank you, Gerry...

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by basketkase 05 Sep 2017

Awesome job, Kim!!

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 05 Sep 2017

Thank you, Vicki...getting use to doing these ITH items on the 10-needle...getting easier!

sewtired by sewtired 06 Sep 2017

Yeah!

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by Sewmum1 05 Sep 2017

Looks great Kim. Love the design on the front and your zipper too

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 05 Sep 2017

Thanks Karryn...I am partial to those Jacobean influenced designs...

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by gwillmann 05 Sep 2017

Great job. I would love to know how you did a top zipper in a lined purse in just 1 hooping. You must be magical!

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 05 Sep 2017

Thank you...it did take me a bit of doing to finally figure it out...and the process is a bit different than "normal" ITH projects...

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by sdrise 05 Sep 2017

Great looking purse! Love the colors and the material! Wonderful JOB!

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 05 Sep 2017

Thanks so much....

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by spendlove Moderator 05 Sep 2017

Nice work, Kim.

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 05 Sep 2017

Thanks, Sue....

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by robinbird 05 Sep 2017

This zip bag you'd made looks lovely& such a nice idea to recycle your jeans too. Thanks for sharing it.:~D

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 05 Sep 2017

Thank you...

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by dixie 04 Sep 2017

Another lovely project, you are so clever, I wish I could digitize as well
Love the idea of the jeans Looks really good Val

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 05 Sep 2017

Thanks, Val...you can see a little spot on the back of the bag where the jeans were a bit worn....

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by kustomkuddle 04 Sep 2017

Very nicely done. Love the recycle of the jeans!. Am in love with the batik lining!

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 05 Sep 2017

Thank you...it was leftover from a simple jacket that I did a bit back...

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by pennifold 04 Sep 2017

You clever clogs, this looks wonderful. Love Chris

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 05 Sep 2017

Thanks, Chris...

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by stork 04 Sep 2017

Nice bag! I love the jean usage...have some of that lining fabric. Another great job!

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 05 Sep 2017

Thanks, Tonya...the jean fabric was a bit heavy which I really noticed when I turned the bag....but it did work...it will be better with the larger sizes.

stork by stork 05 Sep 2017

Wonder how they would look done in leftover bridal fabrics!!!! I still have left from both daughters weddings as I did all the bridal party dresses. Gorgeous bag either way!

sewtired by sewtired 06 Sep 2017

Bridal fabric might make a lovely quilt top with embroidered designs and decorative top stitching. There's a name for this type of quilt which totally escapes me now.

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by Smokey12 04 Sep 2017

Beautiful work as always. Love the center design.

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 05 Sep 2017

Thanks, Smokey...me too...I have a soft spot for the Jacobean style designs...

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by shirley124 04 Sep 2017

Very nice. Hugs

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 05 Sep 2017

Thank you, Shirley...

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by noah 04 Sep 2017

Love it hugs

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 05 Sep 2017

Thank you, Carolyn....

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by barba 04 Sep 2017

Beautiful. Hugs, Barba

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 05 Sep 2017

Thanks, Barba...

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by toogie 04 Sep 2017

Even your test projects look good. Nice work friend.

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 05 Sep 2017

Thanks, Toogie...I did need to tweak it a bit...but overall I was pleased with the test!

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by airyfairy 04 Sep 2017

Looks absolutely fantastic. You are so clever. Hugs

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toogie by toogie 04 Sep 2017

Yes she is.

dragonflyer by dragonflyer 05 Sep 2017

Thank you both!

rockinrobbie by rockinrobbie 21 Sep 2017

How would one go about buying this ith design? I have made many ITH bags but have not found a design for top zipper.

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