Wednesday, August 20, 2008

New Sewing...

Oddly, I did not have a pincushion, soooo...
A strawberry pincushion...
Strawberry Pincushion
I made it with vintage and new velvet, and wool felt.
The pink baby strawberry is filled with emery, for sharpening needles.
And the Bag to end all Bags (Hopefully.)
Birdie Sling
It's the Birdie Sling pattern from Amy Butler,
with Amy Butler fabric for the main panels.
I added an additional panel with pockets to the inside to divide it,
which turned out to be much more difficult than it sounds...
lesson learned, I suppose.
I love it- I can fit all the usual junk,
plus knitting and reading material!
It's a little ridiculous trying to find my keys in it, though.


Mom2fur said...

Both the pin cushion and the bag are gorgeous! (I would never find my car keys in a bag like that either--maybe you should add a loop and hook your keys on with on of those carbiner hooks?)
About the emery in the strawberry...I've been sewing for 30 plus years and I swear I never knew until recently that the little strawberry wasn't just for a decoration!

Linnea said...

I love both of your new projects! The stwawberries are so dear, and your bag is so lovely and big. I love big bags! You can throw anything inside them and bring them along on all kinds of adventures! I made a nice big tote bag the other day... it's beachy and fun to carry around! Take care & have a great Wednesday :o)

Rachel said...

Two great projects!

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