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Marvel Endgame Edition

Previous thread >>10136796

Itabag FAQ and Beginners Guide - DO NOT POST YOUR QUESTION IF YOU HAVEN'T READ THIS FIRST
>https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BUQ5ZQoH1A9vCR2OcdvhrWNv6JChsy-5z21rNugX2jc/edit

Old thread archives
>>>https://warosu.org/cgl/?task=search2&search_subject=itabag&search_op=op&search_ord=new

Buyf/a/g Guide
>buyfag.moe

Discord Link
>https://pastebin.com/raw/uyMYVnPe

Bootlegs are never OK to buy and use, don't be a poorfag.

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Also some discussion in the last thread
>>10162070
Asking for good Marvel bags
>>10159280
The difference between con and itabags
>>10156354
Itabag panels

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You ever wonder if someone out there has a picture of your bag saved? And wonder if it's for inspiration or to laugh at?

>> No.10164492

>>10164491
Eh I do vaguely wonder. I figure more for inspiration than anything.
You guys posted one of my friend's bags here one time, we were both really surprised.

>> No.10164498

>>10164491
Unrelated to your comment, but I love this bag.

>> No.10164507

>>10164491
it's always a thought in the back of my head
I've actually had my bag posted here and on pinterest. Luckily all comments made on it were positive.
(Also I have that image saved in my inspo folder cuz it's real nice)

>> No.10164509

>>10164116
>>10164118
>matsus

God, I miss when they were popular and bags of them were everywhere

>> No.10164714

>>10164121
I'm not into capeshit, but this is a very charming bag.

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Posting some endgame bags

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>>10164789

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>>10164797
Ive discovered a lack of love for Clint and Natasha in terms of merch. Seems like Peters the easiest to do, then Tony and Cap

>> No.10164971

>>10164791
A lot bad is goingon here but I can't get over how much better this wild be if they split Loki and Tony to their own sides and the frostiron down the middle. They have matching dupes the are squandering.

>>10164793
Overall poor, mostly just badges on a super busy background. Though I am spoiled by how good that first bag was

>>10164794
Cute besides glitter window, would love another captain pin in the top right and it might be nicer with all cap and not the mcu Steve?

>> No.10164996

>>10164794
a bootleg bag, though.

>> No.10165070

>>10164971
>besides glitter window
I can't escape glitter windows in backpacks, which is a shame because they're the most useful

>> No.10165154

>>10164805
I didn't know there were so many Scottie Young pins. Are they official?

>> No.10165239

>>10165154
Different person but yes, the Skottie Young pins are official. I see most of them on ebay.

>> No.10165246

>>10164491
That’s a stunning Merlin bag. A good soft incubus boy.

>> No.10165598

>>10165246
>>10164498

Fun trivia: iirc from an old thread that was a first layout test. Still waiting for photos of the finished version but I don't think they ever got posted

>> No.10165906

>>10164996
>bootleg bag
I have such a problem identifying bootlegs, especially the ones less known (I can only recognize the heart window backpack and the to Alice bow bag). I used to be able to identify them with the glitter window but now Wego used the glitter window too, and I can’t tell at all

>> No.10165908

>>10164491
My main bag was really popular on twitter a few years ago because itabagging was still fairly new and it was for a rarer character. Someone posted it on /vg/ with the intention of making fun of it but other anons thought it was pretty cool.

>> No.10166415

>>10164491
Mine get posted every once in a while. They're not fantastic but they've got some "gimics" (nonstandard items, lights, etc) so they get posted when people ask for recs of those specific things. I don't mind being a jumping off point as inspo for more skilled baggers, though.

>> No.10166989

Probably a stupid question, but is it faux pas/cringe to use your own fanart in your own bag? Is it cringier if it's extensively used vs just a single item in the bag?

I'd much rather use official merch but there's so little of it it pains me. Looked for fan merch too but even that is minimal (online that is. Hoping I'll find some things in person at a con soon...but I was hoping to be able to bring a semi-complete bag to the con rather than be assembling one on site.)

>> No.10167111

>>10166989
That might be better because you'll have a consistent style.
Other than that, I don't think using *your own art* is that big of a deal, it's just in the same boat as using fanart in general (ie. whenever there's little/no official merch available).

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For any anons in Tokyo at the moment, checkout the Surugaya in Marui Annex. There's an outlet section where everything is 100-300¥. I got all of this for 1400¥!

>> No.10167275

>>10166989
I honestly don't see why this would be cringe? As long as your art doesn't suck or look like some cheap tictail cash in crap then go for it! Sucks when your fav doesn't have a lot of merch, mine does but it's from before the can badge and acrylic age so it's all figures. I'd kill for good bagging items or the talent to draw it!

>> No.10167366

>>10167268
That’s ridiculous, I hope it’s still there when I go! Nice haul

>> No.10167423

>>10167268
Congrats on the nice haul anon!

>> No.10167425

>>10167268
so cute! ichimatsu is a good boy, what a wonderful haul <3

>> No.10167730

>>10166989
Depends if you can make it look good/professional. Don't look like >>10148441 or the furry bag that used to get posted.

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>>10167730
Choose your fighter, bad weeaboo bag or bad furry bag

>> No.10168512

>>10168504
Bad weeb bag. I survived the bad weeb phase, but furry shit is unforgivable.

>> No.10168545

>>10168504
I’ll take a bad furry bag. No excuses for weebs

>> No.10168648

>>10168504
At least most of these pins are cute and could be used in a non furry manner? And the drawing quote one is nice

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>>10168504
>corgi with a heart on its butt
>the dick window
>bag has a furry design even without the pins

>> No.10168779

>>10164787
This reminds me there was a pop up marvel store at the train staion and they had marvel itabags for sale (this is in Japan).

>> No.10169188

>>10168504
Unfortunately, this is a decent furry bag.
It's got a couple off theme items, but in general the bag, backing board, and merchandise is cohesive. The spacing of the merch is intentional and even.

Like. Yeah. It's a dick bag for someone who probably draws porn with corgi faces, but objectively it's not a bad bag.

>> No.10169309

>>10168779
>marvel itabags
God I would pay good money for that. It's such a struggle to have an unpopular husbando

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>>10169309
>marvel
>unpopular

>> No.10169412

>>10169388
>implying everyone marvel is popular
Have you seen Marvel's endless list of characters? Guess how many one-off heroes died in popularity way back then. The 1980s were a dark time for comic fans

>> No.10169413

>>10169412
I do have to add that it's currently better than DC. At least the MCU has boosted the popularity of a lot of middle tier characters. Did anyone even care about Coulson before Avengers?

>> No.10169451

>>10169309
the bag isnt super good quality from what I remember. But it has a small marvel logo on the plastic window and the zips also have the marvel logo. It came in 3-4 different colours. You may be able to find it second hand after the hype dies down a little.

>> No.10169545

>>10164491
Oh my god, I love Merlin and I love your bag. Thanks for being inspo, guess I'm really turning my double window pink itabag into a Merlin one as well. (It's been empty for awhile bec I've been so undecided who use it for, being in so many fandoms.)

>> No.10169894

>>10168779

So uh, pics or not?

>>10169188
Itabags have a theme, this is literally just a bag filled with pins they picked up at a con. It's the furthest thing from an itabag and the cancer that kills this hobby. Lurk more newfag

>> No.10170203

>>10169894
I don't have photos because I'm not interested in marvel. I can take some and post if I ever pass by again (assuming you mean the bags).

>> No.10170738

there's certain merch i want that's an exclusive if you buy the entire BD set and I was wondering if anons had tips on the best way to buy an entire BD set? When I look at the listing on animate they are all sold individually so I'm kind of stumped.

>> No.10170797

>see a lot on eBay that has a strap I wouldn't mind having a dupe of considering the rarity
>wait to bid and see how high it goes
>end up in a bidding war and lose because time ran out
>it sold for almost 200 usd
I can't even be mad, if they're willing to pay that much for it I'll just wait until another listing pops up elsewhere.

>> No.10170858

>>10170738
Buy every BD all at once. If you can't for one reason or another, you'll want to make sure you're using a forwarding service over a proxy.

>> No.10170866

>>10170738
Check places other than Animate.

>> No.10170882

>>10170858
yeah i figured i had to buy them all at once, i'm just kinda struggling how the store will know i'm the same person buying the whole set since i usually use a proxy? or should i just use a forwarding service instead? i've never had to buy directly from a jp site myself

>> No.10171018

>>10170738
I order BDs through Amazon JP. With the set I bought the way that it worked was that every BD came with a card with a code and website printed on it. Once you collect all the cards you would then have to input the codes + your address (your forwarders address since they don't ship overseas) on the website listed, and they'll ship out the bonus then.

It could be different in another shop, hell it might even vary per label. Your best bet is to order all BDs with the same account + forwarder address like the other anon suggested.

>> No.10171264

I found a really good lot for a really good price, but the description states that they refuse to sell to proxies. Feels bad man.

>> No.10171469

>>10171264
I don't get why they do this. Just good ol fashioned xenophobia?

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A couple threads back I posted a way older version of my bag and I’d like to thank you gulls for all the nice pointers you gave me! Anyway, I’m fairly happy with my bag currently but I’m also wanting to know how you guys think I can improve the layout of the bag since there’s a couple of badges that I think could be in better spots.
Thank you guys!

>> No.10171518

>>10168504
Bad weeb bag, at least weebs got over their ruining hotels that cons are being hosted at during the early to mid 2000s, furries have been ruining convention centers since roughly the 90s. The only positive about this bag is that the Corgi on the balloon is cute.

>> No.10171537

>>10170882
You want to use a forwarding service for this. Which store's bonus are you trying to get?

>> No.10171538

>>10171513
I remember you anon! This looks much better! Of course I'm a stickler for symmetry and balance

>> No.10171540

>>10171469
I once bought a can badge from one of these types, and rather than just canceling, the shithead doubled the price and added a note to all of her other listings to only order if you can speak Japanese. I'm sure there has to be some sort of semi-valid reason to distrust proxies, but some of them really just don't want foreign money.

>> No.10171552

>>10171538
Thank you so much! I tried to make it as symmetrical as possible even if it's hard to tell on camera because I'm really bad at taking photos.

>> No.10171626

>>10171537
animates, it comes with exclusive acrylics and the dvd display box and an art booklet and cd. meanwhile all other stores just seem to have the bonus character song cd

>> No.10171895

>>10171264
What if you try with a proxy that isn't well known ? It's worth a shot.

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I really want a yellow star bag. Bag could be a star, or the window a star. Guess I don't know where to look because I can't find one for the life of me. Please help gulls

>> No.10172524

>>10172059
WEGO newfag.

>> No.10172526

>>10172059
Please just search 痛バッグ 痛バ 星
there is literally a yellow star bag on the first page of mercari

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>>10172059
I'll spoonfeed you.

You have 3 options, anon.
> 星型コレクションシリーズ
> "Star Eyes Site Rucksack"
> Berry Q: Star Shaped Bag

Pick your poison.

>>10172524
IIRC, WEGO doesn't sell a star-shape, I could be mistaken

>> No.10172534

>>10172524
>>10172526
>>10172529
Thank you tsundere-friends.

>> No.10172676

>>10171513
I'd replace the blue badges with something that's the colour of the characters, the 1 blue badge on the other side looks weird.

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Sorry for the shitty screenshot.
Was in the itabag tag on Instagram and this just looks like someone printed out designs of real merch and fanmerch, and taped them in.

>> No.10172884

>>10172878
Yeah that's IS printed out designs of fan merch, kek

>> No.10173054

>>10172878
It smells broke in here.

>> No.10173349

Does anyone have any fire emblem bags?

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>>10173349
I have one!
The overflow backpack needs re-organizing and the washi tape was a last minute placeholder when I realized the backing board was sagging, but I'm still happy with them for now. I figure something about them will always be in-progress.

>> No.10174141

>>10173789
does anyone have GOOD fire emblem bags?

>> No.10174596

>>10174141
Got any constructive criticism with that burn?
Legitimately, if you have suggestions I'm interested.

>> No.10175087

>>10174596
NTA but bootleg bag that doesn't match the character, ugly fanmerch, no symmetry.

>> No.10175120

>>10175087
>ugly fanmerch

NTA but that character barely has any merch, so they don't really have many options

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>>10173349
I was hoping to see some at the expo this month but it came and went.

>>10175120
Lack of merch plagues every character that isn't a Fates royal, but that still doesn't excuse the lack of cohesion. You can make a good itabag with fanmerch, it all comes down to placement.

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>>10173789
Don't let those anon's effect you, it's actually nice to see people posting their bags for once.

If you don't mind some suggestions, I like the idea you have going with the large square tote. If you keep the large Niles face as the centre peice, I reckon if you take out all the acrylics and instead surround him with all your buttons instead like pic related. Then the cat ears bag could turn into an acrylic only bag?

>> No.10175201

Gulls, do you mind posting some inspirations with acrylic keychain repeats?

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>>10175201
Sorry anon, acrylics just don't seem to be very popular in bags I very rarely see them. I have an acrylic pinboard hanging on my wall I don't mind posting for you, but for now here are some rubber strap grapevines that could help?

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>>10175244

>> No.10175246

>>10175201
>>10175244
I just imagine grapevining acrylics, and having them scrape and rub against one another, causing the print to chip off. Bluhh.
I know plastic protectors exist but they really ruin the aesthetic imo. I find them bulky and ugly.

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>>10175245

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>>10175247
>>10175246
I agree. I used to have a full acrylic bag but the constant clacking made me too paranoid which is why I hang them on my pinboard instead. I do have a fanned out row of acrylics on the top half of my utapri bag, but I wouldn't call it a true grapevine as they're still a little spaced out.

>> No.10175338

>>10175249
God I love this but my series just doesn't have rubber straps...

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>>10175201
My bags don't have grapevined acrylics but I do use a lot of them (image is a selfpost) so I can maybe give some advice.

Your best bet if you're truly committed to them overlapping is to seal/protect them somehow, otherwise the stickers will scratch over time. However, the problem acrylics generally have in itabags is that they fade into the background, so I think grapevining them will just muddy the actual print and make them unattractive. I've had the most luck when I arrange them such that they're surrounded by "strong" merch (rubber straps, buttons, things with colors that stand out) and having them flat against the bag so you have the best chance of seeing the whole print. Another thing that works is having something really dramatic and eye-catching for the background; I'm using some trimmed down white faux fur as backing in another WIP bag. If your heart is truly set on grapevining then I'd depend on a background to make it stand out.

What acrylic specifically are you using?

>> No.10177409

Anyone know any cute bags with batwings? This might be a little too specific .

>> No.10177688

>>10177409
Would an ita bag work?

>> No.10177691

>>10177409
>>10177688
Same anon- duh it would, my bad thought I was in the Lolita general. There’s one by Miju Miju that’s coffin shaped in pink x black and I believe someone made a black and purple one that’s circular shaped https://www.nattycat.net/-pin-bags-/-miju-miju-black-glitter-winged-coffin-ita-bag-

>> No.10177731

>>10177688
1. it's called a bse bag and 2. No space

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>>10177409
One of WEGO's heart bags had a variant with tiny bat wings (pic related), it's long sold out so you'll hunt for it at secondhand shops.

And I believe this is the circular one >>10177691 is talking about https://www.etsy.com/listing/694186435/, I can't vouche for the quality, maybe some other anons here are more knowledgeable on the seller.

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what the fuck is going on with this bag?

>> No.10178184

>>10178092
Please be ironic.

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Some lemon bag:
https://detail.tmall.com/item.htm?id=594885156171&spm=a1z0k.7386009.0.d4919233.63365fabGDCMb8&sku_properties=134942334:28383

>> No.10178540

>>10178092
It's terrible but I really need to know where they got the sitting Phos enamel pin in the middleish

>> No.10178554

>>10178540
their instagram is @socialllinks i think

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>>10178275
Will some galaxy-brained fucker use this to make a bag for Mari Ohara? Stay tuned.

>> No.10178590

>>10178587
Why? Does she have something to do with Lemons?

>> No.10178601

>>10178590
I think she likes lemons or something, don't know how integral it is to her character. Still, it's a cute idea.

>> No.10178855

>>10178601
>>10178601
Her image color is purple, there is literally no reason for anyone to make a lemon bag of her. Would be better suited to hanamaru, or even chika bc theyre similar to oranges.
Fuck anyone who would actually pin things into the fabric of that bag though, and ruin it. Plushies & figures or nothing.

>> No.10178896

>>10178855
It's stated that her favourite food is lemon, are you saying that there's 'literally no reason' for anyone to include favourite things of the characters in their bags?

>> No.10179013

>>10178092
I hate it, literally the only part I like is some of the Phos merch.

>> No.10179014

>>10178275
I like lemons and I'd use it for a normal bag, no idea if there's any character that has anything to do with lemons though.

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>>10179014
Kaji from Bungo Stray Dogs special ability is Lemon Bomb. Where he is impervious to lemon shaped bombs

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Do any of you guys collect your convention badges/lanyards? Thought you might have some cute ideas on how to display all of them. I prefer not to separate mine from their lanyard, but open to separating them

>> No.10179055

>>10178855
You're a dumbass, congrats. You could've just read on the LL wiki that she likes lemons.
Plus it'd be a nice change from all the purple Mari bags.

Seconding the comment about pinning things onto bags, though. I cringe thinking about the little holes in the material.

>> No.10179074

>>10179033
Pretty interesting, to be honest I got bored of bungo stray dogs pretty early on and dropped it though I always really love the bags for the series!

>> No.10179078

My newest hobby has basically become finding the shittiest shitabags I possibly can.
>>10179036
I don't go to conventions and don't really know what this has to do with itabags, I think if you want to display your badges/lanyards you should just get a corkboard or something. I'd say the idea would only really work as an itabag if it was all of the same mascot from the same convention honestly.

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>>10179078
>My newest hobby has basically become finding the shittiest shitabags I possibly can.
forgot pic

>> No.10179111

>>10178275
I was looking for a cute sidebag to store my mini nesos in for Mari! Thank you for posting this anon!

>> No.10179144

>>10179036
I have all of my con badges from 2013 to present actually!

>> No.10179164

>>10179078
>>10179144
I wasn't thinking as a bag, just organizing/decorating in general, which ita baggers are good at. I have like 50 badges total or so. Never thought of a corkboard, that's a good idea

>> No.10179178

>>10179164
I think you could probably bring this up in a con general honestly with better help and more contribution to the thread in question, but I'm happy that you liked my corkboard idea! I just think going to an itabag thread for tips on organizing con badges is like going to a cosplay thread for help on manga recommendations because they both involve manga.

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>>10179081
The amount of bad bags at Fanime. It’s been a while since I’ve been to a con, so I was not prepared.

>> No.10179353

>>10179014
Just make it a smut bag kek

>> No.10179518

>>10179280
Momocon was also abysmal. I think I saw a total of 6 actual itabags (aka not con bags), and maybe 4 of them I'd actually consider to be good.

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>>10179353
Alright I chucked, good job anon.
>>10179280
Sadly this hobby seems to be more bad than good right now in terms of bags.

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I'd like to turn some tote bags into full-on itabags with an insert, does something like a clear cover for this kind of purpose (see my shitty drawing) even exist? I tried looking up all sorts of "itabag cover"-related terms but only found ones that you're supposed to put on top of a bag to protect it from rain, I want one that's closed at the bottom so it not only protects my merch but also enables me to use an insert instead of pinning the merch directly to my bag. Sorry for the retarded question but I've been browsing Yahoo Auctions for like three hours and I'm slowly going insane because surely this must exist, I just can't figure out the keyword for it.

>> No.10179701

>>10179081
>>10179532
Bags like this are so irritating.

>> No.10179819

>>10179532
>funko pops in itabags
I can't escape that cancer anywhere.

>> No.10179821

>>10179532
I am very confused about the business card in the bag? Is that a thing in the US?

>> No.10179826

>>10179532
Did they call that one an itabag, though?

>> No.10179833

>>10179532
>>10179081
>ita ita bags
kek

>> No.10179876

Anyone have good examples of fanmerch bags or tips on how to do one right? I'm getting dupes of everything and I'm planning a symmetry layout but I'd love to see others.

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>>10179701
I wouldn't mind as much if they didn't call them itabags.
>>10179819
The only time I've ever seen it done decently is that bag that was entirely reaper funko pops since it was basically a form of grape vineing.
>>10179821
I'm gonna assume it came with some of the charms they got on etsy and they thought it was cute so they stuck it on the bag.
>>10179826
Yes, I found all of these on the itabag tag.

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>>10179876
These Mettaton bags are god tier, I'd say be creative and really look into the detail of the characters! The top bag in particular did a really cute trick by using the 'ratings' segment of the game on the bag. As for doing it with a symmetrical layout I think buying dupes of everything as you're doing is already the way to go.

Fanmerch bags can look great, the problem is that people see fanmerch as an excuse to throw a bunch of random shit together with no thought put into it.

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>>10179538
Like, just a normie clear bag? You can find clear bags like that on amazon I'd say, otherwise coade-online does actually sell itabag covers but it's all one size

>> No.10180299

>>10171513
Looks great, but I think it'd look a little more streamlined if you straightened out the buttons.

>> No.10180300

>>10172878
I've never seen a bigger walking "fuck you" to artists everywhere.

>> No.10180302

>>10179036
I took mine off the lanyards and framed them. It's actually lovely to look at. I can feel all of the positive convention vibes and my baby weeb days radiating off of them.

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I have a starter bag that I bought from Amazon filled with fandom pins/keychains as a way of dipping my toe into the hobby. I love the way real baggers organize their bags and how creative they are. THere's a meetup at an upcoming convention that I wanted to go to gather inspiration from and just be in awe for a lil while, but it makes me so nervous to think of walking in with my basic ass bag and everyone there thinking I'm one of those obnoxious types who doesn't know the difference between a real ita bag and a pin bag. I feel like I have to tape a "I know its not real, pls dont look" sign or something.

>> No.10180307

>>10179988
>These Mettaton bags are god tier
DA. I mean they're good, but god tier? Hm. Not so sure about that.

>> No.10180388

>>10179973
>the fucking convention pass
WHyyyyy

>>10180306
I think it'll be fine as long as you don't include your bag in the photos and things.

>> No.10180486

>>10180306
Why would you go to an itabag meetup when you aren't an itabagger? You don't get to buy a maid cosplay and go to a lolita meet, so why would you think having a pin bag lets you go to an itabag meet?

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>>10179538
The way you drew the strap opening reminds me of this Zakkamart bag, it's more expensive than >>10180236 because it comes with the inner bag as well.

>> No.10180596

>>10180306
I think going to a meetup to get inspired and learn more about the hobby is totally okay! You're realistic about the fact that your bag doesn't count as an itabag so I don't see the issue. It may be better to leave your bag behind if you're worried about it making a bad impression, but that's up to you.

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So, I'm looking for an oval bag to use for a Digimon Itabag. I'm wanting to paint the bag to match their digieggs, but I can't find just a plain white one. Search tips?

The first one is by Mir Mochi, but it's for Tamagotchi and the stars/border wouldn't work for what I'm doing. The second is perfect, but idk how I feel about painting a Miju Miju bag, especially at that price. A nice alternative would be appreciated.

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Was looking at some repeat bags for inspo, dumping some I found cute.

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>>10180747

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>>10180748

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>>10180752

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>>10180753

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>>10180757

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>>10180759
Done. I don't know if this one can count as a repeat bag, but I just like the insert deco.

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>>10179876
I like to think mine were ok. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

>> No.10180841

>>10180783
WOW! THIS IS Amazing. Thank you for sharing your bag I really love it, I'll try to aspire to this level of layout.

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>>10180783
10/10

>> No.10180855

>>10180783
Your bags are always such huge inspirations to me, they're all amazing.

>> No.10180941

>>10180486
>I wanted to go to gather inspiration and just be in awe for a lil while

>> No.10180942

>>10180388
>>10180596
Thanks, that's really helpful.

>> No.10180943

>>10180747
The bag decorations are so cute!

>> No.10180945

>>10180783
>gabe in a mangonada
that's cute as fuck as so is your bag

>> No.10180987

>>10171513
I love how your bag looks now! One of my favorite ships. I think the blue rainy day badges work here, especially since the other colors are cool-toned. But I've been struggling with those blue badges in my own DRV3 bag too because even though they're adorable, they don't match the rest of my merch.

>> No.10181372

>>10180987
Aww you're making me blush anon! I was thinking about replacing them with the graffart picnic badges once I get the boxes of them, but I'm not sure actually I'm just gonna have to wait till they come I guess!

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>>10180486
chill tf out anon and let them have fun, no wonder people are so put off by the people in this hobby

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>>10180747
Here's some others to contribute!

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>>10181382

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>>10181384

>> No.10181741

Rq for diorama bag inspo?

>> No.10181892

>>10180783
Hey anon do you sew your acrylics in place? How do you keep them from shifting around?

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>>10181741
I'll dump a few I have saved. I'm not sure how many have already been posted.

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>>10182537

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>>10182545
Video showing off the lights: https://twitter.com/suikagood/status/1044958710525640705

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>>10182547

>> No.10182739

Thank you for all these different inspiring bags anon(s)

>> No.10183040

At Colossalcon almost all the itabags at an "itabag panel" were con bags (mostly mixes of SU, MHA, (sexuality) pride,etc.)..I feel bad for judging but...

>> No.10183317

>>10183040
There's no shame in knowing a bunch of people are doing shit wrong. Did the panelists at least know their shit?

>> No.10183339

>>10183040
The pictures from the meet don't look too bad, many bags are good.

>> No.10183379

>>10183317
>>10183339
>>10183317
Not really. She said itabags are whatever and can be multiple things. And advised to use Itabagpalace and bootleg bags. Her bag itself looked like an actual itabag though, oddly enough. I saw pics of the shoot, those bags were much better than Thursdays. There is apparently a different panel tomorrow.

I don't hate con/button bags, I mean go ahead show off stuff. They are not itabags. Like every dog isn't a dachshund, if you get my point.

>> No.10183381

>>10183379
Gross.
I hate con/button bags. They look terrible and tacky and make me dislike whatever it is trying to show off.

>> No.10183400

>>10183381
I'm a little biased because I started off like that until I learned. Completely wiped my insert and did a goddamn theme lol. It didn't have any juvenile statements or anything it was mostly shit I got at flea markets. Like a Rambo badge. Still was kinda stupid though.

I have a bag in a color with merch of characters of that color scheme in it, I do not call it and an itabag though. I just didn't want it to be "naked". I will turn it to a true itabag some other time. I do have true bags tho! Just got a legit WEGO, going to use for Miku.

>> No.10183454

Does anyone have any TF2 bag inspiration? I wanna make a Medic themed one

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>>10180841
>>10180843
>>10180855
>>10180945
Wow thank you all so much!!! My heart is full.

>>10181892
I was too afraid to sew them and have them hit into each other and break, so instead I opted to put sticky velcro on the backs. I'm too scared to risk peeling it off now and the design coming with it. All my newer bags are sewn, so lesson learned the hard way I guess.

>> No.10183941

>>10172529
>tfw need one of these for a kirby ita bag i wanna make one day
>tfw no money

i have so many keychains i could use too...

>> No.10183945

>>10179055
sheet of plastic insert for maximum galaxy brain

>> No.10183949

so i have all the kirby nendoriods currently available and im wondering if it would be wise to use one or two of the face plates if i was to make an ita bag?

>> No.10183981

>>10183379
Any word back on how the second panel was?

>> No.10184142

>>10183949
Merch is just Kirby's face isn't uncommon, so they probably wouldn't stick out. You might want to put them with some sort of rosettes to mask the notches on the sides.

>> No.10184242

>>10183981
I unfortunately didn't get to go! I hope someone else reports back. It was apparently longer than the other one.

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New bag?

>> No.10184762

>>10183040
what's a con bag?

>> No.10184775

>>10184762
Just imagine a bag you bought in the dealers room covered with whatever you bought in artist alley at 10 different artist booths. That's a con bag.

>> No.10184794

>>10183949
Using it to make the center of a rosette sounds cute

>> No.10184796

>>10184762
Similar to a fandom or pin bag, it is filled with items (not limited to keychains) without a singular theme within or between series.

>> No.10184846

>>10184775
>>10184796
ohhh okay, I always just called them doo dad bags.

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Newfag here, how do you people use your double windowed itabags? Do you dedicate them solely to one character/pairing, or is it usually "acceptable" to dedicate them to two different ones on each side? Bag looks like pic related, with the other side being a flat window.

>> No.10185522

>>10184856
I do one side buttons/can badges/whatever other side is charms, enamel pins, non badge doohickeys. But both for the same character. I think it would be sorts acceptable if it's like two characters from the same series, pairing or not. Ex one side could be Sailor tother side Luna or something. That's just me.

>> No.10185608

>>10184856
I have one with two characters from different fandoms (so one per side), but they share the same image color

>> No.10186042

Has anybody found any clear vinyl bags wide/large enough to house 1-3 Gift nuigurumis? The ones at Animate are only big enough for a few manjuu... Thinking about chancing it and buying something from a Chinese ebay, or Taobao if I can find the right keyword I suppose.

>> No.10186058

>>10179532
This just looks like they bought a bunch of random shit from Hot Topic and put it in a bag

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For those of you who may not know Suruga-ya has opened up an international website at suruga-ya.com

It doesn't look like it includes everything from their JP site but it's something. Also shipping prices on checkout is always a nice bonus.

>> No.10186174

I was thinking about how teenagers in the 70's-80's had the back of their jacket painted with their favorite band's name, and sometime had lot of pins on the jacket too.. Does jacket back itabag exist ( for specific character )?

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>>10186058
Hence why I called it the 'shoplifted from hottopic' bag lol

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>>10186174
Like this?

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You'd think after making 13 of these they'd get better at them but nope, they're all equally as terrible as this one.

>> No.10186416

>>10186400
I can't decide if I think this hoodie is cute in a twee way or if I think it's fugly 'sailor moon pastel' shit. Does it only come in baby blue or are there other colors?

>> No.10186500

>>10186416
>fugly 'sailor moon pastel' shit
There' barely three colors on there, one of them being white. This is in no way a pastel shit. And leave Sailor Moon out of your dirty mouth.

>> No.10186572

>>10186500
I take it that was your hoodie in the picture then anon? Well I like the actual bag/clear part, sorry that you spent probably 80 bucks on it though.

>> No.10186654

>>10186572
Nah, I just know a bad taste when I see it.

>> No.10186670

>>10186416
>>10186572
It's obviously homemade, look how terrible the sewing is.

>> No.10186683

>>10186400
the placement is a bit odd, but I didn't think you could put a window on a sweater, I was thinking like a sturdy jacket ( but it's funny that someone tryed it )

>> No.10186683,1 [INTERNAL] 

>>10180302
I've been wanting to do something like this and cant find inspo, I hate to derail but... pics?

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>>10186174
I don't think this is entirely what you meant, but I follow a guy in japan who machine embroiders jackets of people's waifus. His handy work is insane.

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>> No.10187288

>>10186735
I really hate how embroidered characters look, but yeah his technique is clean.

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cool concept but the right side looks like chef boyardee and those colors clash something fucking awful

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>>10188148
That lasagna looks crisp.

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>>10188209
Thats my daughter

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>>10188148
Oh look, another useless bag----
>Todoroki

>> No.10188555

>>10180783
I like your bags but your attitude sucks on discord just saying, is there anyone you haven't blocked yet?

>> No.10188570

>>10188555
They've been fantastic to me in all the time I've been there, you sure it's not just your attitude?

>> No.10188618

>>10188148
This is so fucking ugly.

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>>10188148
>Ugly patterns
>I'd ship that! button
God, just leave him alone already. The fire part looks like a close up of a fuckin pizza

>>10188555
>your attitude sucks on discord
I think that's most people on there but can you blame them? especially with these frozen pizza pasta bags running around?

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Been wanting to ask this for a while but didn't wanna come off as spoonfeedy, but can someone please tell me where the bag in pic related originated from? Or something similar? I see listings for this thing all over the place but the prices are always vastly different and it's obvious that the images are just stolen. It reminds me of those UtaPri backpacks, but I'm a retard with bag brands and have never been able to find one in black. Thanks in advance.

>> No.10188636

>>10186735
what's his name/ig?

>> No.10188650

>>10188634
AFAIK I think the Utapri were the original bag design but the copycats use solid color pleather. I don't think there's an "official" version of black out there.

If you're interested in one with gold hardware Sambag Taobao has them. Their canvas bags are nice quality so I assume the bags should be too.

>> No.10188794

>>10188555
I have no idea what you’re talking about, haven’t noticed anything bad about their attitude. There’s definitely people with bigger attitude problems in the servers.

>> No.10188817

>>10164797
where the FUCK can i buy this bag??

>> No.10188819

>>10188555
Hi KZ.

>> No.10188834

>>10169545
careful, the merlin bag’s maker fucking hates anybody else who dares to have the same husbando as her. she’s the only one allowed to buy merlin merch.

>> No.10188847

>>10188634
yeah, like >>10188650 said, it’s a copycat of the utapri design. the backpacks never got made in the black or white colorways, they only made them in the image colors for the starish and qn boys
there’s a nicer version of the solid pleather from one taobao shop but i dont have the link rn
i’ll try and find it for you

>> No.10188848

>>10188636
shishumania

>>10180650
mijumiju has a white colorway, if that makes it more palatable. oval isnt a common design, i dont think

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>>10188148
How come no one actually knows how to make a cute base bag

>> No.10188929

>>10188889
Trying so hard to be different while also having no idea how to appeal to good itabaggers.

On that note: if you guys could make a new bag, how would you design it?

>> No.10188930

>>10188555
really telling that the only place you're brave enough to start shit is the thread you pathetic coward.

>> No.10188936

Read the FAQ but I’m retarded and can’t find the real discord link, can someone point me in the right direction?

>> No.10188937

>>10188936
discord.gg/2XEhRNh

>> No.10189054

>>10188929
Interesting question. Rather than design a new bag, I would rather make changes to already existing ones? Like having the the original utapri bag more sturdier, and have a secure way to close it. Certain bags being double sided to save on buying more bags, like the Swimmer comes to mind or some of the zakkamart ones.

>> No.10189067
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>>10188929
God that tiny zig zag splash window is such a ugly design for a bag that shape, if you're gonna go triangular, make it a full window and have it functional like those Ameribags that contour to your back or something.

>> No.10189073
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>>10188889
What is the fucking point of that tiny pocket? What am I gonna put in it, two quarters?? A cracker??? A single airpod???? And the window isn't even remotely symmetrical, it's like a lopsided Nickelodeon splat.
I can tolerate some of the KS itabags that have come out, but this one is the worst.

>> No.10189183 [DELETED] 

is there any basebags that are a navy blue/dark blue? i feel like most of them are like a very basic blue or pastel blues from what I've seen, except maybe outside of totes which i'm not really big into carrying. my husbandou's colors are mostly a navy blue/dark blue and gold ;_; i have been trying to find a bag for awhile but i'm struggling

>> No.10189204

>>10189073
Home/car keys maybe?

>> No.10189382
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>>10188650
>copycat of the utapri design
I had a feeling that was the case. Definitely gonna give that Sambag backpack a look, and if you find the link to that one shop >>10188847 please send it my way. Thank you, anons. Appreciate ya.

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10189386

what are these people smoking

>> No.10189402

>>10189204
Maybe a single key, perhaps two if they are thin. No way could I fit my keyring (three normal keys + a car key + some membership things) in that pocket.

>> No.10189429

So Zakkamart got an etsy
>https://www.etsy.com/shop/itabagzakkamart

>> No.10189472

>>10189429
I’m pleased with another alternative method to buy base bags from them.

>> No.10189643

>>10189429
Nice, hopefully this will start a revival of the hobby.

>> No.10189645

>>10188929
>On that note: if you guys could make a new bag, how would you design it?
I've been honestly stalking these threads for ideas to sew for AA. Locally, I see a lot more backpacks with heart-shaped and star-shaped windows. Do people prefer totebags vs backpacks vs messenger bags?

>> No.10189646

>>10189386
I love it.

>> No.10189705

>>10189645
messenger bags and backpacks personally, totes just annoy me. I know a lot of other people love totes though. I've been trying to find a darker blue messenger/backpack base bag for awhile.. there's a lot of pastel blues and stuff but it doesn't suit my husbando

>> No.10189749

>>10189645
I only bring my bags to cons but I'm also a cosplayer, so backpacks/messenger bags are extremely impractical for me.

>> No.10189826

>>10189645
as a daily bag user, i mostly rely on totes since backpacks are more inconvenient to easily get things from while moving. the only thing i don't have is a messenger, since the WEGO one doesn't fit my laptop and i havent seen many other designs i like.

>> No.10189855
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10189855

Thoughts?

>> No.10189869

>>10189855
The bottom of the cut out for the teeth look very off. The eyes should be more rounded like an actual human skull. The nose is a weird shape.

>> No.10189876

>>10189855
Arranging things in this looks like it's gonna be a nightmare.

>> No.10189970

>>10189855
"Skull" is a common enough motif that you're not stuck to one character but it's still going to be a bitch to arrange. I feel like it could be great though if done well.

>> No.10189998
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10189998

>>10189645
I liked the WEGO totes a lot, but fuck I hate that the handles are non-removable. I only use it as a shoulder bag with the strap they included, and the handles often obscure the window. So if you make one, have it be like these, without the handles. I'd buy two or three of them.

>> No.10190018

>>10189429
Fuck yes, no more proxies for me lads.

>> No.10190074

>>10189429
Bless Zakkamart and bless you

>> No.10190254

So I’m sorry if this is a basic bitch question, but how do you gulls feel about wearing itabags with fanmade merch at events where it’s extremely likely to see official devs - I.e basically any gaming bag at e3, overwatch itabag at blizzcon, anime bag at a doujin event that the mangaka will be at etc. is it the same as anywhere else or a total faux pas ? Am I just overthinking it ?

>> No.10190303

>>10190254
I don't think Western devs would care, if anything they'd be happy seeing so much fanmerch of a series they made.
Eastern devs might not like it, not sure.

>> No.10190399

>>10189705
>>10189749
>>10189826
>>10189998
Thanks for the input anons, you give me something to think about. I've made bags before with proper lining, interfacing, and sturdy straps, so I find the clear window aspect to be rather enticing to try incorporating into a bag design.

I have a few more questions: I would honestly work with canvas for the outer fabric, so am I doomed to even consider making an itabag? Or is it that as long as the bag is properly lined to hold itself up, canvas may be okay to use?

>> No.10190424

>>10190399
swimmer totes are canvas. material isnt as important as design or color

>> No.10190551
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10190551

With pairing bags, do you prefer the merch mixed together, or placed on different sides of the bag? Someone I follow on Twitter just uploaded this, and I feel like it would be nicer if she separated the characters. It's cool that everything is mirrored, though.

>> No.10190579

I’m getting to the point where I just want to start making inserts and that’s it. I don’t want any more bags as in the bags themselves. If I did I would have to buy 3 more bags. That just seems asinine.

>> No.10190628

>>10190551
Doing half/half or mixed merch really depends on the contents of the bag to me. I tend to like it when matching merch pieces (like, two straps from the same set) are side-by-side though.

>> No.10190665
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10190665

I'm getting a base bag like the one pictured. Does anyone have any good examples they could share for inspo? All my other bags are tote style, so this will be a new venture.

>> No.10190761

>>10190399
I like canvas because it's easier to clean! So long as it's sturdy, it's fine.

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>>10190665
Sure, here's mine! I've changed/added a couple things to the bottom portion, but other than that, it has stayed the same. I'd take a new picture, but I'm moving right now, so it's in storage.

The main reason I went with this bag is because the bottom portion was pretty much made for plushies. I'm pretty happy with the quality from Sambag; their bags are really roomy on the inside.

>> No.10190806

is it weird for dudes to rock an itabag at cons?

>> No.10190835

>>10190806
Nah.

>> No.10190912

>>10190778
ugly bag, try harder

>> No.10190914
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>>10190665
heres mine, sorry for quality but its the best i have off hand. plushes/etc in the bottom is the standard route, but i feel like the main fun of that is that its easy to switch around whats in there. for inspo i’d recommend looking at utapri baggers since thats where the base design originated.

>> No.10190933

>>10190778
This makes me want to do an Ozymandias bag... but there is virtually no merch of him. My wallet is probably happy about that.

>> No.10190937

>>10190933
Ozy has plenty of baggable merch options, are you high?

>> No.10191004

Nayrt, but
>>10190778
Top could use some rearranging, but I like what you've got going on with the plushes and those two white puffy straps at the bottom.
>>10190914
Pretty cute, anon! I always love seeing green bags.

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>>10190912
Where's your bag, anon? :)

>>10190933
There's plenty of Ozy merch! Check MFC, he got a lot of merch because of the Sanrio collab and you could practically do a whole bag of just that line. Even if you're not into that line, there's plenty of other merch of him. He's pretty popular.

>>10191004
Yeah I want to get more matching merch. Really need to go find the acrylic Pita! of Archer to match Shirou. Thank you!

>>10190914
I don't really know much about SBR but this is so cute! Did you make the rosette yourself?

>> No.10191033

>>10190551
I think the mixed merch helps reinforce that it's a ship bag as opposed to "i just like these two characters from the same series"
You definitely have to be careful with the balance though. I understand what this person was thinking but I would've done it differently, like how >>10190628 said.

>> No.10191048

>>10191013
Don’t you have a shitty fb group to (not) moderate, Lauren?

>> No.10191056
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>>10191004
thanks, anon! my favorite thing about this bag is definitely the time some kid stuck a minion sticker to it while i wasnt paying attention at universal studios, pic related. green brings out the best in people.
>>10191013
my friend made it for me. she picked the perfect ribbons to use, imo. the secret theme for this bag is actually all merch with sentimental value to me, so where better to use a gift?

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>>10191048
Don't you have anything better to contribute to the thread?

>> No.10191072

>>10191056
>>10191048
And don't you have a bag to (not) post?

I usually tend to ignore these things, but your attitude sure isn't great. Golly, I'm just so sorry that the free service provided on a social media site just isn't up to your high standards, anon. It's almost as if myself and the other mods have these things called "jobs", and we can't be on Facebook 24/7 to moderate a group, which again, is a service we provide for free, out of the love we have for the hobby.

You know, Facebook lets you make your own group, so if you don't like the one I help run, you can make your own. I know, that's a crazy concept. I'm sure that you can do it though, considering that you obviously have a lot of free time on your hands.

Hope you find happiness in your life someday, anon! I think you could use it.

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>>10190806
I've never had any problems. Most people are too preoccupied doing their own embarrassing weeb thing to notice yours.

>> No.10191076

>>10190778
I think this is perfect anon and you did a great job.

>> No.10191079

>>10191076
Aw thanks! I love Emiya so much and I'm glad you like my bag for him (even if you might not know him!)

>>10191056
That's so sweet!! Your friend is very talented. I think it's great that you love each and every piece in your bag. That sticker is so precious, even if it is Minions haha. I hope you kept it.

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>>10190665
It’s been a very long time since I’ve looked at this thread but if you don’t mind an old bag/old picture, here’s mine.

>> No.10191083
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>>10191056
That’s pretty damn cute, anon. Your bag has been blessed.

>> No.10191086

>>10190914
I've always loved your bag anon. Green is my favorite color and even though I don't know the show very well, you did a great job with your bag! It has such a pleasing color palette.

>> No.10191089

>>10191082
I love it!! Although I'd be too nervous to have such a large acrylic on the outside...

>> No.10191100

>>10191072
>getting this mad
jesus christ get a fucking life you ugly freak, its clear you don’t have one if two comments about your shitabag are enough to get you to sperg out. oh ya and try a comeback that isn’t ‘where’s your bag XD’ you sound like a retard.

>> No.10191214

>>10191100
maybe if you offered some critique instead of calling the bag shit she wouldnt sperg out? just a thought

>> No.10191267
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>>10190665
Since other people are sharing their UtaPri base bags, this is mine. I’m waiting on a rosette to arrive to rearrange the top window. Depending on how that looks I might add flowers to the bottom one to balance it out.

>> No.10191275
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>>10190778
>>10190914
>>10191082
>>10191267
>plushies that actually fit

That was the entire reason I bought the bag. Then the plushies finally released and were a lot bigger than I anticipated. I haven’t figured out what to do with the bag since.

>> No.10191278

>>10186167
That’s awesome, thanks for the heads-up! I have my eye on some stuff but I can’t bring myself to splurge on a proxy by myself.

>> No.10191465
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>>10191100
die mad about it

>> No.10191473

>>10191100
You honestly sound way more mad than they do.

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>>10191100
">getting this mad"
>getting this mad

>> No.10191498
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10191498

What series/fandoms do you tend to see the most bags for, anons? Obviously pic related, but now I'm not so sure.

>> No.10191507
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>>10191498
It's been a while since I've looked at western bags but last time I did there was a lot of BNHA. In Japan I'm mostly seeing hypmic and idols in general, the usual.

>> No.10191542

First time posting on thread so forgive me if this is really stupid to ask, but does anyone have design examples/recommendations of nice bags that don't have much merch in them?

>> No.10191543
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>>10191542
You mean something like this?

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>>10191543

>> No.10191552

>>10191543
Yeah exactly!

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>>10191552
I can dump a few for you, anon!

>> No.10191559

>>10191555
I would really appreciate it, thank you! I'm going to have to be making most of the merch for my own bag and I don't think I can make a significant amount.

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>>10191555

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>>10191560

>> No.10191571

>>10191559
What's the theme going to be, anon? If it's a character with plenty of merch but you're sparse on funds, I'd recommend saving up for the items you really want and then sprucing up the bag with rosettes and such first before resorting to making your own stuff.

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>>10191571
It's more a lack of merch than anything. I wanted to do a bag for trainer Hikari, but official merch of her doesn't exist as far as I know and fanmade stuff is surprisingly rare too. The alternative character from another series I'd make a bag for barely has it any better.

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>>10191577

Dawn has a a handful of merch, I don't think her Japanese version is any different.

>> No.10191582

>>10191507
Absolutely adorable.

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>>10191577
She had this mini swing released a year or so ago that I see pop up on auction every once in a while (there's one on eBay right now), but other than that I see what you mean. God speed.

>> No.10191588

>>10191580
I know it's a silly distinction, but I want to try not using merch explicitly from the anime. I totally forgot that keychain existed though, so thank you!

>> No.10191730

>>10191577
I know how you feel anon, I've been wanting to do an N bag at some point but finding merch of the human characters in pokemon is pretty rare. Still you can find some cute figures and stuff!

>> No.10191740

newfag question to ask but does anyone have bag suggestions for something sealife/ocean/beach themed?

>> No.10191776

I really wanna do a Mothra/Godzilla bag as the new movie rekindled my love for them. But I'm afraid it will be considered too flavor of the month. Does anyone else feel this way about bags they are tempted to do?

>> No.10191787

>>10191776
No one will care as long as your bag looks good.
FotM is mostly an issue because people make the same boring/shitty bags.

>> No.10191813

where can i find a decently sized backpack itabag, i want to make one but i dont want to use a small one like i usually see
if im carrying it around at a con i want to worship my waifu while i can still actually use a bag

>> No.10191848

>>10178275
Anyone know of an orange variant of this?
I'd die happy.

>> No.10191897

>>10191787
This. Even with obvious FotM series like Yuri on Ice I had no problem with in the case of the good bags.

>> No.10191934

>>10191813
>the guide

>> No.10192008
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>>10191542
I'd like to dump some as well. Bags like these are great for characters who don't have a lot of merch.

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>>10192008

>> No.10192011
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>>10192009

>> No.10192012
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>>10192011

>> No.10192015
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>>10192012

>> No.10192018
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>>10192015

>> No.10192058

>>10192018
thank you so much!!

>> No.10193437
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10193437

I actually kind of like this one

>> No.10194071

>>10193437
This is honestly adorable but the only character I could see this going for is that one redhead character from the swimming anime.

>>10191089
Thank you! I ended up taking the acrylic off and putting it in my mini shrine since it was the sound of it hitting the zipper parts that was annoying me. It's actually surprisingly sturdy with the design sandwhich'd between two thick layers of acrylic.

>> No.10194152

>>10193437
This is pretty cute and I'd use it for a Squalo bag if it matched my aesthetic more

>> No.10194168

>>10194071
>It's actually surprisingly sturdy with the design sandwhich'd between two thick layers of acrylic.
I'm surprised more people don't do this, it'd help any acrylic charms keep from scratching the picture off.
I guess it's more expensive?

>> No.10194322

>>10189429
Has anyone bought and received their bag from this yet? I'm curious about how long the shipping takes.

>> No.10194338

>>10194322
They say they aren't shipping until end of June for me

>> No.10194636

>>10193437
Aww, this could be cute for most shark-teeth characters.

>> No.10194921

>>10194152
I can't believe I forgot the loud shark boy from hitman reborn. But yes you're right, this would be perfect for him too!

>> No.10197080

>>10193437
If it came in red I'd make a Kirishima bag.

>saw a decent sized lot on eBay for husbando
>2 plushie and about 6 charms of various types
>nothing is ugly.
>$30 bidding.
>just picked it up from the post office.
>feels great man

I'm waiting on a separate $120 order of rubber charms of him and I'm not done with his custom bag but I haven't been this excited and motivated in like a year for this hobby.

>> No.10197342
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10197342

hello, first bag and first time posting here and I wanted to ask for some ideas / concrit!

I know I want to make a new insert that's bigger than the base bags default since theres a decent amount of space that could be filled, but i cant decide on a fabric color / print for it. should i just stick to plain white since the merch colors are a bit all over?
i'd also appreciate any concrit on the layout, if it helps i also have 3 more of the can badges on the bottom corners!

>> No.10197355

>>10197342
I would make sure all the matching buttons are aligned the same angle. (Like tilt wise? If that makes sense.)
The bottom rows kinda bug me because they aren't symmetrical when the rest of the bag is, but that's minor and a personal tic.

>> No.10197359

>>10197355
i was going to fix them once I got my new insert in!
do you think it'd look more balanced if swapped the topmost row with the bottom at least? i tried to make them symmetrical by size since I didnt have a dupe for a few obviously, but they happened to match by size

>> No.10197376

>>10197342
I think it might look better if you shifted the red 6x dupes to the bottom and moved everything else up a row so the white 6x dupes are where the reds used to be. Essentially, framing the rest of your merch with the dupes. As for insert colour, does he have an image colour? Just based on your merch colours, I'd go for a pale pink/peach insert.

>> No.10197599

>>10179033
But literally who has any Kaji merch

>> No.10197904
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>>10197376
That makes sense, i feel stupid for not thinking of it before lol

I was considering doing a pale green or white w/ green polka dots since its his favorite color, but pale pink or blue does seem like a better idea especially since im considering adding more merch of his mascot. thank you!!

>> No.10198488

>>10189645
for the bags I regularly use (not at cons) I prefer backpacks. I have two of the wego backpacks with the heart cut outs I use regularly because its a nice size but I kinda wished the window was bigger. I have a tote as well but my shoulders get sore from the weight of it all.

>> No.10198493

>>10191267
I love what you have but to me the top seems kind of sparse and random? It might be nicer if you could arrange/organise the badges grouped by size maybe? I'm not really sure if that would work but maybe give it a try?

>> No.10199318

New thread >>10199315

>> No.10200299

>>10184856
god im on the lookout for a double windowed bag. i have a glitterwindow backpack thats stuffed full. ideally itd be a sealed window bag. can anyone point me in the right direction? to answer your question im gonna make a mob psycho bag with reigen merch on one side and the rest of the cast on the other.

>> No.10200879 [DELETED] 

>>10164112
Dear GOD/GODS and/or anyone else who can HELP ME (e.g. MEMBERS OF SUPER-INTELLIGENT ALIEN CIVILIZATIONS):

The next time I wake up, please change my physical form to that of FINN MCMILLAN of SOUTH NEW BRIGHTON at 8 YEARS OLD and keep it that way FOREVER.

I am so sick of this chubby Asian man body!

Thank you!

- CHAUL JHIN KIM (a.k.a. A DESPERATE SOUL)

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