Monday, December 9, 2013

Sew Mama Sew Giveaway Day

Welcome to my blog Norma's Bag Boutique. Here I post about my adventures sewing bags.

The day is finally here! Is Sew Mama Sew Giveaway Day!! A whole week to enter on many giveaways by different blogs and the opportunity to get to know about blogs and start following them.



I'll be giving away an assortment 48 YKK zippers. I'm sure they'll be very useful for a lot of sewers. YKK is one of the best brands of zippers. They are all 10" and the assortment includes 12 of each of these 4 colors: beige, navy blue, seal brown (light brown) and slate gray (blueish gray).



***Enter by first leaving a comment telling me WHAT SIZE OF PURSE DO YOU USE THE MOST? (This question doesn't have any relation to the prize.) Then sign in into rafflecopter and press the "I commented" button. Just leaving the comment won't work. You really have to press that green button. THIS REQUIREMENTS ARE A MUST TO WIN.

Sorry but the giveaway is open only to the USA, and will close December 13 at 5 p.m. PST. Only entries collected through the Rafflecopter widget are included. Winner will be selected at random, displayed on this blog post and emailed.

a Rafflecopter giveaway So after you enter go ahead and enter more giveaways. Go back to Sew Mama Sew.
Good Luck!!

157 comments:

  1. I use medium size purses the most.

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  3. I use roomy shoulder bags the most - gotta lotta stuff to tote around!

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  4. Just a medium size but I love wristlets too!

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    1. I think we need several sizes for different purposes. But there's always one we carry the most. Love wristlets too. Good luck!

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  5. During the school year I use my computer bag and a trolley bag for art supplies. I use big totes for the summer, and small zipped wristlets all year round.

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    1. As long as everything needed fits it's a great bag. Good luck!

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  6. I love BIG GIANT Bags...I try and try to use small delicate bags...but never have what I need. ;)

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    1. Wow! You're brave to carry a big bag. My shoulders will die. Good luck!

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  7. I use my messenger bag the most, it has lots of different sized pockets that I use to keep things vaguely organized.

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    1. I love pockets in bags to keep everything organized. Good luck in the giveaway!

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  8. I tend to use a bag on the larger size because I have two small kids and they still require gear (snacks, juice).

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  9. I like a medium size shoulder bag.

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  10. I'm obsessed with zippers lately. I use a 8 x 11 cross sling bag.

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  11. I'm a medium - large bag person. It depends on the pockets and style.

    Thanks for hosting this giveaway! I so need zippers in these colors. Perfect.

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    1. I think ginormous it's a size. Have seen a lot lately! Good luck!

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  13. Lol @ the ginormous remark above me! :D I've actually scaled down from large to a very small one, and can't believe how much I love not lugging everything around! Never thought it would happen as I've always been a big purse girl! And yesss zippers would get used here!! Thanks!!

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    1. So your shoulders must be thanking you. Good luck!

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  14. Since I have a baby and a 4 year old in tow at all times, I currently have a huge bag to fit everything!

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    1. In your case is a must to carry a big one. Good luck.

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  15. Mostly a medium size. It suits me perfectly. Thank you for the giveaway!

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  16. i use a messenger style bag-so medium size, but i love it filled with various sized zip pouches!

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    1. Great idea. I know several people that use zip pouches also. Good luck.

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  17. I use large purses. I have a toddler so I use large purses because they are both my purse and diaper bag! I always fill my large purse with zipper pouches to keep everything organized!

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    1. Large is the way to go with kids. And the zip pouches really work. Good luck.

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  18. I have a medium size purses. If I have a large purse, it's too heavy to carry around.

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    1. Large is bad for the shoulders and back. Good luck.

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  19. Probably med sized. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  20. I really like large bags...but...I do need to think about down sizing. My back problems are bad and I really need to learn to carry around less.

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    1. Your back is first. And if you carry a big bag it will get heavy. Good luck.

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  21. I use medium size but like to make different sizes for my daughter and daughters-in-law. Thanks for the sweet giveaway :)

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  22. I use the size that will fit my iPad. I travel a lot with it and having something about that size is perfect.

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  23. i have a mary poppins style carpet bag. and i love it! it holds just about everything :)

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  24. I love zippers. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  25. I use a really big purse but make a lot of medium size ones for my girls.

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  26. I like a medium size purse. The one I am carrying now is huge and things disappear. I call it Hermione's bag.

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  27. Small 8 in zippy pouch purses. i love to make them.

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  28. I like a medium sized purse. Thanks for the chance to win the zippers!

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  29. I tend to go for small to medium purses. This helps me control all the crap I have to lug around and the weight of the bag!

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  30. BIG, lol. My dear hubby laughs at the size of my purse, yet he always knows I will have exactly what he needs when he asks!

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  31. I use medium size hobo bags the most. Thanks for the generous giveaway!

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  32. Lately I've been carrying around a big bag to accommodate my laptop but I normally like small bags. Thanks for the giveaway! These will be great for all the zipper pouches on my to do list!

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  33. I don't know what size exactly, but I like a medium size. Not too large, but large enough to carry my large wallet, sunglasses case, eyeglasses case, fold-up tote bag, coin purse, pen, pad of paper. Small bags just can''t hold what I need to carry with me, although I wish I could use a small bag. Thanks for the giveaway Norma!

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  34. I don't know the exact sizes. But what I consider a good medium sized bag. Just enough room for all my junk but not a bunch of extra bulk to the bag. No small bags here. Thank you for the chance to enter. conn_and_vans_mom(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  35. i like sling bags to medium sized shoulder bags : )
    great prize!!

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  36. I like medium size bags. thanks for the chance.

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  37. I am most drawn to medium sized bags, with plenty of pockets!

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  38. huge diaper bag sized purse most of the time, but recently used a small one for awhile & actually liked it!

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  39. Mostly a small size that I can wear like a messenger bag.

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  40. I usually carry a medium sized bag. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  41. medium shoulder bag with lots of pockets.

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  42. I always used to use a medium purse then I stumbled on the It's a Cinch pattern. I fell in love with the style and made it and it's HUGE. Turns out I kinda like having the big bag now. More room to carry my handsewing and knitting.

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  43. Heh... diaper bag. Though I have one (measured! 10" zipper!) from my in-laws (fancy!) that I use when not out with the kidlet :)

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  44. Diaper bag size!
    intrepidtwins at gmail

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  45. I carry a big "mom purse." It has to fit all the random stuff I need when I'm going places with the kids. On weekends, I use the diaper bag as my purse.

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  46. I use medium size purses with lots of pockets. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  47. I use a medium sized purse and a large diaper bag.

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  48. I carry a lot of medium to large size bags. Small bags aren't very practical in my life.

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  49. I use a med. size. It has to be big enough for me to put some diapers and baby wipes in it.
    red_murray2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  50. Once you go diaper bag, you can't go back. I like a big purse. :)

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  51. I use over the shoulder purses mostly. It is so nice to be hands free!

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  52. Somewhere between medium/large because I usually have one large item to fit - but I try to keep the contents light whenever possible.

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  53. Mine is medium. big enough for my wallet and water, but not to big to lose a spool of thread in!

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  54. I have been making a number of smaller bags but my personal choice is a medium to large. It also has to have pockets

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  55. I generally carry a very small bag except when I travel, and then I want one that will hold everything. Thanks.

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  56. I use a small bag because I don't like carrying a big bag that feels like luggage.

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  57. Most often I carry a backpack, containing a few medium size clutch bags to keep things organized & that I can grab out. Also use wristlets inside the backpack.

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  58. I always use a small to medium sized purse that has a long enough strap that I can wear it across my chest. I do a lot of walking and that way it doesn't slip off of my shoulder.

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  59. Large, since I carry a lot of stuff for my kids and myself

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  60. I usually use a medium sized purse. But I love to have lots of different options so that when the occasion calls for it I can carry anything from a little pouch to a big tote. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  61. I use medium to large purses the most!

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  62. I tend to use a medium sized bag that can be carried over the shoulder, but it has to have lots of pockets!!

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  63. I use a fairly small purse as purses go, I prefer handles, medium length so they can go over the shoulder if necessary, but look good held in the hand too.

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  64. I like a medium size shoulder bag, anything bigger and I can't find my stuff at the bottom.

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  65. I make big bags--like the Nikki and Super totes--the most often (usually for beach or diaper bag use), but when I don't have a kid in diapers with me, I have a small purse.

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  66. I use a small travel purse the most. My bigger purses always fill up with junk!

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  67. I would say a smallish medium size. I like the open ones with not a lot of compartments. One zip pocket is good for me then just room! Thanks

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  68. I like a medium-sized bag, and I'm picky about how many compartments it needs to have for organization. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  69. I would rather not carry a purse at all, but mine is medium size! I like to be able to organize everything in it, or I can't find anything! I'd prefer just a money clip, but then I wouldn't have all the stuff I need! :)

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  70. I use a medium sized purse with a long shoulder strap.

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  71. I use big size purse with long shoulder strap. It's just smaller than a postman bag

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  72. I like a med to large size purse with lots of pockets

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  73. I either carry a huge bag or just my wallet

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  74. I carry a gigantic bag with all my necessities for work. I keep a small purse in it for when I need to just pop into a store, etc. Thanks for the chance.

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  75. I use a pretty small purse- however, the small purse often gets thrown into a big bag! :) Thanks for the giveaway!

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  76. I use a big tote, or a backpack. I carry lots of crap.

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  77. I usually use tote size purses for work.

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  78. Hmm, usually I use a very small purse and then throw it into a big tote bag with other stuff if I need more space.

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  79. I use a medium size purse for my usual stuff but if I'm going out and need to bring extra stuff, I carry a big bag to leave in the car and put a small purse in it for my necessities.

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  80. the smaller the better, usually 12 inches my favorite size to carry! dfnanney@gmail.com

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  81. I use wristlets or pencil-case size the most, but always need a go-to shoulder tote to use as a diaper bag!

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  82. I typically use a large purse and have ordered several patterns to try to make a purse for myself and some small wallets. I think the opening in my large purses is around 13-15".

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  83. I use a really big one, but don't know why. When the kids were little I started using a big one. I try to down size, but end up with a big one. Merry Christmas
    craftyccain@gmail.com

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  84. I would say mine is a medium-sized purse. I like to have extra outside pockets to hold my phone and my son's water cup, so some of the "storage" is on the outside! Otherwise, I would probably have to carry a large bag to lug around all the things I need for my toddler, "just in case."

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  85. I like a medium size pocketbook...too big and it really gets jammed up with stuff...

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  86. I use a medium or small purse the most. Merry Christmas from Oklahoma, USA. crystalbluern at onlineok dot com

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  87. I've been using a relatively large bag lately - about 13"x17" with a long enough strap to be a cross-body bag. Thanks for the awesome giveaway

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  88. I actually don't have a purse because I've never found one I like...guess its time to make my own!

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  89. I use small to medium purses usually. :)

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  90. A large tote as I carry a knitting/crochet project with me in addition to some toddler supplies, etc. My actual wallet is usually buried at the bottom

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  91. The bigger the better; I like to carry lots of "stuff"; never know when you might need a multitool

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  92. I carry a large bag because I like to keep lots of things handy all the time

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  93. usually larger ones.. it carries my thigns as well as my sons varies rocks, trucks and snacks and other treasures he may find along the way.

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  94. I used change purses for my debit card, cash + keys. I usually have a project bag with me + that's about it. No purses hurr.

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  95. right now I'm using a big shoulder bag, with hardly anything in it, but I tote my laptop to and from work in it.

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  96. I'm a crossbody bag person - I have a nasty of habit of setting my bag down and wandering off. Small to medium size!

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  97. I would say medium with a strap that can cross the body or be shortened to hand held.

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  98. I have a medium size purse. I like to find my things quickly but have enough room as well. :)
    Happy Holidays

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  99. I do a large size purse! bigger the better :D

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  100. I like a medium size purse. Before kids I basically carried a wallet on a strap. I still like for it to be as small as possible

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  101. I go for the medium sized purse. Big enough for my kindle with a little room to spare. Thanks for the chance at your giveaway.

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  102. i have three little kids... so it has to be a little mary-poppins-ish. :) when i'm out by myself (which happens extremely rarely!!), i love a little one.

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  103. I go for medium to large right now, it has to double as a purse and a diaper bag!

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  104. Medium/large.

    Michigan address ready.

    Deborah
    Pink Scissors Design on Etsy
    pinkscissorsdesign @gmail .com

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  105. I typically use a smallish purse - maybe 6"x8"? Sometimes I grab a big bag if I'm going to have to carry snacks or other things for the kiddos. Thanks!

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  106. my purse is usually about 12inches or so....

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  107. I would say a medium shoulder bag for me!

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  108. I love a bigger tote but I also like to have a few different size pouches inside the tote to keep things a little more organized! I don't only carry a bag for myself but for the whole family really:-)
    Thanks for the chance, Jessica
    juceyj03@gmail.com

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  109. Mine is on the medium size. The bigger it gets, the heavier. What a wonderful prize. Thank you for participating in the Giveaway Day.

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  110. I use a large shoulder bag! Thanks for the chance to win!

    wigglypup2 at yahoo dot com

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  111. I usually use a 14" zipper for most of my bags and pouches. When my husband and I got married, he told me YKKs are the only way to go!

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  112. I use a medium size purse. I might upgrade to a large one soon. With four kids, I am starting to need a little more room!

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  113. I like a medium to large purse and then inside of that I like smaller bags.

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  114. What a different and wonderful giveaway gift! I carry a small purse/bag. It contains my iPod touch, my wallet, my flip phone (yes, I still live in "the stone age") a pen and a film canister (reference "stone age") containing various OTC pain relievers.

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  115. I like shoulder bags but if I am out just for an errand I just take a small bag

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  116. I like big totes, but they have to have pockets and a light interior so I can find stuff! mrscwatson81@hotmail.com

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  117. I love a purse that can fit a phone, large wallet, keys and snacks, a hardcover novel, and a hat and gloves. I'd call that medium-sized. I also like to be able to hang it on my shoulder but protect the top under my elbow for security.

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  118. I actually don't carry a purse, I prefer to be able to carry everything in my pockets. Thanks!

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  119. My current purse is too big - I'd like to switch to medium.

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  120. I use a small shoulder purse, but I need to make myself a sling bag soon...

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  121. I typically don't get to use my purse because I've had a lot of babies pretty close together the diaper bag is my go to. It's pretty giant.

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  122. I use a medium sized purse with a shoulder strap.

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