Creative Oozings #14 – Easter Presents

What do you do when you’re house/dog-sitting for a fortnight?  Spend it sewing, of course.  I’d intended to make some progress on some of my many on-going projects, but ended up making the blue messenger bag as a birthday present for my cousin’s wife and a table runner for my aunt instead (which I only finished binding about half an hour before they got back from their holiday).

Blue messenger bagEaster table runnerPretty chuffed with how they came out.  Especially the letter on the bag, which I’ve never done before and made up as I went.  Apart from not being central (aaaaaaaargh, how did I manage that?!), it looks like an A and I’m very glad she doesn’t have a name that starts with something difficult, like a B or a Q!

 

Creative Oozings #12 – I Accidentally a Messenger Bag

I’ve been wanting to make some more bags for a while, so when a pack of five sashiko-themed fat quarters from eBay somehow found its way into the house, I decided they’d be perfect to use in a quilted patchwork messenger bag.Blue Japanese fat quarters

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