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31 January 2006 @ 09:13 am

I've decided I want to learn how to sew. Bags, especially.

So... where do I begin?

*goes off to research*
Effortlessly Controversialmoonborn on January 30th, 2006 10:47 pm (UTC)

SO many tutorials! SO addicted!! get on msn dammit!!! :D
    scarlet's walkkisstheviolets on January 31st, 2006 12:08 am (UTC)
oooh, I LOVE craftster. I have to try and remember my login details lol.
i can't get on MSN this morning, but perhaps later.
Effortlessly Controversialmoonborn on January 31st, 2006 08:10 am (UTC)
Full-Pronged Fury!!!!: Aeris Smash Headangerfork on January 30th, 2006 11:38 pm (UTC)
Ooh, fun! Like handbags/purses or duffel bags or...?
    scarlet's walkkisstheviolets on January 31st, 2006 12:35 am (UTC)
mainly tote bags to start with, i think, then purses. i was just thinking how i can never find the EXACT bag that i want, that all my bags are just right EXCEPT for something... so i figured i'd try and make my own :)
Full-Pronged Fury!!!!: Chocoboangerfork on January 31st, 2006 04:38 pm (UTC)
Might as well! Can we see once you start on it mayhaps?
    scarlet's walkkisstheviolets on February 1st, 2006 02:49 am (UTC)
definitely :)
tumbelnevers on January 30th, 2006 11:42 pm (UTC)
forgive the obvious question, but do you have a sewing machine?
    scarlet's walkkisstheviolets on January 31st, 2006 12:06 am (UTC)
not yet, but my mum does, I think [hoping so.. or else i'm in trouble lol]
japanese dollsmashedcupcakes on January 31st, 2006 02:36 am (UTC)
Me too.
I was going to learn through my school's Knitting Club.
Then, they stopped that.
prophetess666: Tinkerbell_happyprophetess666 on January 31st, 2006 03:30 am (UTC)
Hi! Off topic, but I found you through embodiment and decided to add you to my flist :) You are more than welcome to add me back. And then I discovered that you're friends with starlakitty too!

If you have access to a sewing machine, the making of a bag should be pretty easy when you've figured out what you want in one. My advice would be to not start right away on "the bag" that you'll ultimately want, but make a few small things to start out with.
    scarlet's walkkisstheviolets on January 31st, 2006 04:22 am (UTC)
I added you back :) &that is rather good advice, thankyou! :)
flyingsouthflyingsouth on January 31st, 2006 08:25 am (UTC)
Yes try Craftster!

I did a basic sewing course at Spotlight however we just made a skirt, which I don't think taugh tme much because I had no clue what I was doing... >_<

So since then I've just been following tutorials online like on Craftster and blogs, I think that's a good way to start ;)
thorn witchalex_faerie on January 31st, 2006 04:55 pm (UTC)
go jade go! sew like you've never sewn before!!
    scarlet's walkkisstheviolets on February 1st, 2006 02:50 am (UTC)
*grins* I thought you might be honey :D now when I come back to England, we will definitely have to have crafty/sewing days!!!! I want to hear about YOUR ventures too! :D
eleanor janephotogirl on February 2nd, 2006 09:40 pm (UTC)
I can imagine you making the most adorable feminine tote bags :) xxx