by bdrouin 16 Apr 2009

I made this bag to give to my friend. We have been friends for a very long time and she does and has done so many thoughtful things for me that I figured it was time I made her something special. I bought this deerskin piece and made it into a bag.

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by sandralochran 19 Apr 2009

Very nice

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by katydid 19 Apr 2009

Nice job!! I have never embroidered on leather. Any special tips?

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bdrouin by bdrouin 20 Apr 2009

Keep the designs simpler although I see Letvia has done more complex ones. Don't use a leather needle for the embroidery as it cuts the leather and your design will fall out. I used a size 14 regular needle so there is less friction on the thread with the larger hole. An embroidery needle would also work in a size 14. A good weight stabalizer is also recommended.

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by clawton 18 Apr 2009

Very nice work! Love the design.

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by nini 18 Apr 2009

Beautifull present! Your friend must be delighted with it! You did an excelent job!***

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by sherylac 17 Apr 2009

Lovely bag and your friend will love this

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by mops Moderator 17 Apr 2009

Beautiful bag!

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by lenamae 17 Apr 2009

Beautiful I know she will love this

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by gerryvb 17 Apr 2009

beautiful, great job on the leather!

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by castelyn 17 Apr 2009

It looks beautiful - well done * 4U Yvonne

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by michelej 17 Apr 2009

Beautiful gift for a long time friend.

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by ezzemml 17 Apr 2009

Very nice I'm sure she will love it, I do.

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by waterlily 17 Apr 2009

You did a beautiful job on this! Your friend ought to love it!!

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by lbrow 16 Apr 2009

This was very nice of u. u have done a teriffic job *4U

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by tippi 16 Apr 2009

You did a beautiful job on the bag. She will charish it for years.

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by shirlener88 16 Apr 2009

bdrouin, your friend will adore it - great work - *4U

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by mariahail 16 Apr 2009

I know that your friend will love it and will be proud of, good friends are hard to find!!!!*****

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by shasta 16 Apr 2009

It is very elegant. I love it. Shasta

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by busynikki 16 Apr 2009

I'm sure your'e friend will love it. The bag looks terrific.

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by mysew1325 16 Apr 2009

very lucky friend.. you are so very talented..

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by asterixsew Moderator 16 Apr 2009

What a lucky friend, I do like the bag you have made foe her

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by modo 16 Apr 2009

beautiful*

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bdrouin by bdrouin 16 Apr 2009

Thank you.

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