Saturday, August 28, 2010

Christmas Sewing Party- Final Update

I love this pattern.  It is such a cinch.    I took this picture, which turned out dark (sorry) to show off that since I didn't do a scrappy version of the outer bag...I did a fancy decorative stitch.  I really like how the leaves complimented the focal fabric.

I did use a different idea for the handle...I love it!  I will definitely do that again.  I love the one strap versus two handles.
I used batting on the outer bag (scraps!), and I used a craft pellon on the inner lining so it is super sturdy.

I think my friend will love this Christmas present.  Here is a shot of the inner lining...love the print.


25 comments:

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

What a great bag Kris - and it's a beauty too!

Jenn said...
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Dawnmarie said...

Wow, that is absolutely gorgeous!

PunkiePie said...

Beauty!! And I love the handles! I did some sewing today too. My to do list is DONE. WOOOHOOO!! Now I can focus on other things for a bit.

pinsandneedles said...

Great bag! Love the fabric colors! So nice to have a finish!

Denise :) said...

Gosh, you did a great job -- this is such a pretty purse! :)

Needled Mom said...

Gorgeous!!!! Can I be your friend??? What pattern did you use?

Judy said...

Thats is simply adorable..great job..blessings

Gran - Knot-y Embroidery Lady said...

Well Done! It's cute, and I love the colours

Allie said...

This is just beautiful - what a classy bag!~ She's going to love it! The fabrics work together extremely well.

magirite said...

Love the bag and the fabric is fabulous.

The stocking did not turn out well. The directions were hard to follow and it is small, which means I won't need alot to fill it up! I just don't care for it. But live and learn.

Looks like you had a good day.
~M~

paulette said...

wow!! Gorgeous!!
Paulette

Cindy said...

Love it SO much. Great, great job. And great choice of fabrics!!!

Kim said...

The bag is beautiful. I love the fabrics. It was a fun day sewing.

Crafty Mama said...

That is so cute Kris!! And I wanna know too, what pattern is that? ☺

Carol said...

What a great bag! Your friend is going to flip!

Anita in Florida said...

I like a one handle bag too. Your fabrics are beautiful and so is the finished bag.

annieb said...

What a beautiful bag- the colours are gorgeous!

Linda said...

I REALLY like that bag! The fabric is fun! Your friend will definitely love it to!

orchidlover said...

Great Bag

Love and hugs Gina xxx

Thimbleanna said...

It's beautiful Kris -- I love the colors!

Julie said...

What a wonderful bag! I love the fabric that you used!

Sinta Renee said...

Your new purse is so cute! Love it! I have seen that pattern before, it makes up really cute:)

Kelly@ Charming Chatter said...

Love the bag and the fabric you used! Way to sew! Love it!

Kim D. said...

That's a darling purse Kris, your friend is going to love it!!