Thursday 31 July 2008

Frilly dilly bag - after two hours

Two frills done, three to go. I already like the stripe more - it is less 'in your face' now that it is gathered. No more sewing today until after the kids are in bed. But I have until midnight to meet Peg's deadline! Do I turn into a pumpkin if I don't make it Peg?!I found this groovy buckle amongst my junk - I mean, amongst my precious collection of 'things that might come in handy one day'. It matches really well, but might look too much - I'll see! Talk to you again at midnight!

Two precious hours

My enormous thanks to all you lovely girls for your birthday wishes yesterday. I may have left good friends behind when I moved town in January, but have made many more through blogging. It was very special to see message after message in my inbox last night - you all made my day!
This is the other fabric that jumped into my bag yesterday:
I have been wanting to make a more wintery version of the Janelle Wind 'Frilly Dilly' bag that I made recently. The stripe is screaming 'too bright' at me today, & yet yesterday it seemed so right! However, in an attempt to finish something ... ANYTHING! ... for Peg's Finish Five in July Challenge, I am going to make this bag up today, regardless, & hope it turns out alright! I have two hours before I have to collect the kids from school, so here goes ...
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