Frilly Dilly bag
A couple of weeks ago I bought some linen and batiks from Quilters Haven - my original plan was to make a table runner with these, but changed my mind and instead I've decided to make a bag. I'm starting a new job on Monday, so I thought it would be nice to have a new bag to take along with me.....
.....I bought the pattern "Friily Dilly bag" by Janelle Wind from the Cross-Patch. I'm going to make the main part of the bag with linen, and the frills and lining with the batiks.....
.....I ironed a double layer of the wadding (pellon) onto the back of the linen to make the bag stiffer. These batiks are lovely to sew with.....
.....drumm roll please - completed Frilly Dilly bag. I used a magnetic clasp to close the bag, and added a Yo-yo instead of a button - all ready to use on Monday.
18/3/2011 02:37:31 pm
Oooh lovely! Recognise a couple of those batiks as well! Good luck on Monday, hope it goes well for you x
25/3/2011 06:45:33 am
wow your new work colleagues are soo impressed your bags and table runners are goregous! you'll end up having loads of orders by the end of the day!
25/3/2011 12:33:38 pm
Glad you enjoyed your first week with us all, see you monday your bags and table runners are beautiful. xxx
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