I do have something a wee bit exciting to show you though. I have made my first gathered clutch! Yippee. I found it back in 2010, and promptly bookmarked it, but it had just never made it onto my short term "to do" list. Till now.
It was relatively easy to assemble, although I must say that there were parts that made more sense AFTER I had done them (yep, still learning the basics here), and I was using a machine that I've only recently acquired (thanks O'ma!), so I had to figure out how to attach the zipper foot - which was much more elaborate than the one my 1935 Bernina came with. ;)
Here it is! I used the same fabric that I made the Little Boxy Bag out of for my niece for Christmas in 2010. Just a few little scraps of it left now.
I also whipped up a few more gift cards and tags.
The crochet flower was something I pulled together myself, since all the other flowers that I found directions for were much too big for what I had in mind. If you are interested I can pop a post up with directions to make it in the next few days.
|Buttons and Fabric|
|Bright and Beachy|
So these little lovelies are winging their way to Christchurch today to someone who has been encouraging me to just go for it with the sewing.
Hope you didn't melt in the heat the other day - it had me confused for a minute... but our cool and wet summer is back. Ah well, the airconditioner had a brief moment of being loved. ;)
Have a great weekend!
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