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.
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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.

4 comments:

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)
xox,
Linnea

Rachel said...

Two great projects!

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