One of my colleagues is a very spiritual girlie and when I saw this sweet pair of Buddha inspired charms I thought of her. I picked out a batik from my fabric box that I had been saving for something special, and teamed it with a gorgeous variegated YLI quilting thread shade V76 Kyoto Garden, which was just perfect for this special gift...
...I used my favourite cosmetic bag pattern, "Anna's Sminkepung" by the Norwegian designer AnnAKa. I used a piece of Quilters Dream cotton wadding, and then quilted it very simply with a combination of straight rows for the front and a cross hatch design for the back. A lime green batik was used for the binding, and added one of the charms to the zipper pull...
...I managed to do a quick photo shoot before it was delivered. Did she like it? Well she couldn't stop smiling all day, so I guess the answer is yes!
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