Leather bag for my sister-in-law

My sister-in-law lost her husband a couple of years ago. They only had one daughter and my niece is only 13 years old. So when Christmas rolls around… there aren’t many gifts for my SIL to open.

This year, I decided to make her a leather bag and wrap it up for her to have something to unwrap on Christmas morning. I wanted to personalize it for her… so here is what I came up with. I came up with the design and then used the “score” setting on all the background verbiage (power reduced to 1) and then the “engrave” setting for the other work.
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Beautifully done - including the choice for lining. I know she appreciates what you do for her.

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Wow. Stitching and lining look great! Very nice bag indeed.

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Wow, that’s beautiful. I love the scored background verbiage!

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What a thoughtful gift! That turned out beautifully.

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Totally envious of a great bag. It’s good of you to care for her -I can’t even imagine how devastated I would be to lose my hubby (met in '78, married since '80). I do know what it’s like to lose a sibling too young- I miss my big sis every day.

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Great design ideas and execution!

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That is just gorgeous, and incredibly thoughtful of you. I’m sure she really appreciated it.

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That’s beautiful - and thoughtful :slight_smile: I hope she loved it!

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That is stupendous

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Beautiful work.

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It is an incredibly beautiful bag. You are wowing us with your thoughtful design work and stitching.

Family means even more after a loss, so nice that you are there for her.

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Beautiful work! I’m sure this gift will be treasured.

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This is such a thoughtful and beautiful gift!

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Beautiful job.

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Fantastic job on the bag!

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Thank you all for the kind words concerning the bag. She seemed to like it quite a bit. Now on to making one for my other sister-in-law who just finished chemo and radiation therapy… a celebration bag!

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This is absolutely beautiful! So many skills involved. I bet she loves this so much! :heart_eyes:

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