Thursday, 28 April 2016

A beautiful distraction

I successfully, although unintentionally, made a bag yesterday. It wasn't on my list of things to do for the day. I was supposed to be completing an order placed for a bespoke bag bound for New Zealand. But I had an attention deficit moment and strayed into making something completely different. It was one of those 'blah' days. But I am really glad how the 'unintentional' bag turned out. This is a design I drafted myself a few months ago and will be launching on Sew Nicely Done soon. The finished bag measures approximately 7.5 inches tall, 12 inches wide and 4 inches deep. The handles are 13 inches long. These will be £42.00 + postage.

I made some for a handful of friends so they could test it out for me and then feedback on design problems and faults that needed improving. I have now smoothed everything out and look forward to introducing these cute little bags, hopefully next week.  Hope you all like it.


Classic rounded corners for a fluid finish.


Two carry handles for ease of carry and a long shoulder strap if needed to be carried across the body.


Piped for structure


Detachable long strap for versatility


Two internal pockets for ease of organisation


Two zip sliders (because I like the way it looks)


Front slip pocket with a magnetic clasp


An added bag charm to add to the character of the finish bag


I love straight stitchings!



And I shall be making more in these prints!


I better get back to the bespoke order. Otherwise I'll never be able to finish it. Till next time!

Fely xxx

Material source :
Oilcloth - www.onlyoilcloths.co.uk
Bespoke bag charms - Sunnyteddys Designs on Facebook

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4 comments:

  1. Oh, wow, that's beautiful. I think I'm going to need a new bag soon. Catherine has done good service, but it would be fab to have one of these as a replacement. Does it have a name yet?
    Jo

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    1. Hello Jo!!
      So lovely to hear from you again! Yes, this bag does have a name indeed. She is called Minnie - because of her size. Hope you're keeping well. Fely xxx

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  2. This bag is PERFECT in every way! Looks beautiful.

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    1. Thank you Mrs H! Is yours still filled with goodies? xxx

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