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Prototype Clutch Complete!

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Many people have loved and purchase one of my Grab n’Go bags:

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But I can’t tell you how many times someone has held it to their hip, and said “I wish this had a long strap that went around my shoulder.” I too think that this is an excellent idea. So I’m working on a new bag that has a long, thin (1/2”) strap which clips off, so it can also be a hand held clutch. I’ve found and ordere the right kind of hardware for this, but in the meantime, my friend Liz’s

son has been admiring my Grab n’Go’s and has told his doting Mum he’d like one to hold his slide oil and metronome (he’s a tuba player), but he didn’t need the strap or the belt loop. Well, perfect opportunity for me to try out the slightly altered dimensions of the clutch! Also the perfect opportunity for me to practice freehand sketching a Tuba – no…really, that wasn’t a skill I needed, but I’ve got it now! 😉

Anyway, it’s slightly shorter and wider than the Grab n’Go:

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Plenty of room for palm pilot/Ipods and wallet – or slide oil & metronome:

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Pockets on the front for credit cards, ID’s, regularly sized cell phones:

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I’m quite pleased with the proportions, and can’t wait for the hardware to come so i can make one compete with strap!

I need a better name!!!! Any suggestions???

Cross one more off the list! WooHoo!

Item Date Due % Done
Floral quArt 3/20/2009 100%
30 Tie Dye shirts etc…for Elixer 3/20/2009 90%
Design Clutch – Will Tuba 3/26/09 100%
10 Notelets 4/24/09 10%
5 Warm Colors Grab & Go 4/24/09 0%
5 Warm Colors Clutch 4/24/09 0%
30 Going Green Totes 4/24/09 30%
5 Cool Colors Clutch 4/24/09 0%
Cool Colors quArt 4/24/09 0%
Crazy Colors Bags 4/24/09 0%
5 Cool Colors messengers 4/24/09 15%
Candied Fabrics Quilt 4/25/09 0%
Laptop bag for Liz 5/31/09 0%
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5 new little clutches, ready for my looming show!

Fronts - loop is attached at the side and can be removed - then you can lip this little guy inside one of my bigger bags!

Fronts - loop is attached at the side and can be removed - then you can clip this little guy inside one of my bigger bags!

Backs - these have a belt loop too!
Backs – these have a belt loop too!
Inside has 2 patch pockets on the front, sized for credit cars & business cards.

Inside has 2 patch pockets on the front, sized for credit cars & business cards.

Next up – mini messenger bags!

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