Friday, July 28, 2017

Custom Order

Last week a lady contacted me about a purse in my Etsy shop.  She was hoping for a different color and a longer strap.  We had several convo's and I dug in my stash for colors that might work and she liked this purple plaid, black with gold metallic dots and a solid black for the outside of the purse. The lining is the purple plaid with gold pockets. It turned out beautiful.

Yesterday I finished it up, sent her a pic and she loves it!  

 


In between the convo's I picked out fabrics to make 5 more purses to stock my craft show boxes.
They too are all done, I have had a productive week. 
 

The inside with 8 pockets.

 The back.

The front which has a center pocket and 2 side pockets.  Plenty of room for organization.  Each has a magnetic closure and a covered foam core in the bottom for stability.  If you take out the board you can wash it.   This is a pattern I made up and is only in my head for now!  I might write the pattern one day, who knows. 

Linking with MyraAmanda and Sarah

15 comments:

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    1. Thank you! Do you know that you come in as a no reply blogger?

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  2. Wow -- good for you! They are all so pretty! You have indeed had a productive week!

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  3. Congrats! Those are just beautiful!

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  4. Wow! You really did have a productive week! These purses in similar color ways make such an artistic picture! They are beautiful! And congrats on another Etsy sale, Vicki. I predict great things for your Etsy store! Would you do me a favor and send me a picture with you holding one of your bags on your shoulder so I can get an idea of how big they are?

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  5. Super handy handbag design! I love it! And 6 in one week?!! Wow!!

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  6. Yay Vicki! How thrilling to be asked about a custom order. ~~big huge smile~~ Those bags are lovely, and I really like the colors on the custom order. I'm not even a huge purple fan, but I love it! The other bags are not for your shop, but for a craft show? Maybe you could list them . . . and if they sell make more for the show. Just saying . . . {{hugs}}. I'm thrilled for you. Roseanne

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  7. Your craft show boxes must be wonderful to look in! These purses are beautiful. You have been busy!

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  8. Beautiful work, Vicki...I'm sure your customer will love it even more when she sees it in person!
    All your purses look fantastic & I hope they sell out quickly for you. You do really nice work!

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  9. Great purses. I didn't get much sewing done this past 2 weeks.

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  10. Woo hoo! You're on a roll! Great looking bags; I'm sure your customer is thrilled with her purple one :)

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  11. Your bag design is wonderful Vicki, but as you are selling them I think I would keep the pattern secret for now. You have some lovely fabric combinations, your customers know they won't end up next to someone with an identical bag too. I wish I had a fraction of your workflow, a productive week indeed.

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  12. Your work is so neat, Vicki!!! I am sure these will be gone in no time.

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  13. I've always admired your purses. These are beautiful.

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