I'm sewing, what about that!
I have spent the past few weeks beginning to do some sewing.
My neighbor, artist Barbara Clark who is a very gifted artist and clothes designer has taken it upon herself to show me the ropes. And she says I'm not a bad student.
I did this basic bag/purse pattern. It is a open design where the top ties for easy carrying. I did it in a basic muslin fabric. I added a handmade applique on the front and back.
The front is a pink background with butterfiles made from cotton fabric, felt and buttons. There are 2 burlap flowers added to the large butterfly.
The back applique is cotton. I embroidered both appliques and attached to bag during the sewing process.
I was so very happy with the results, and Barbara said I was a great student.
My mother was always a master semstress, so maybe I inherited a gene or two.
I have actually given away a few as presents, so all is not lost. They are filled with yummy lavendar, to make drawers and undies smell so good. Ha!
I wanted to add a blog spot from a friend of mine at Etsy! Check it out.... so many beautiful things to choose from.
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