October 12, 2011

Bag Remix

(pattern here)

My friend at work kept passing by my cube and eyeing my bag, so she finally asked me to make one for her in black and gray. She liked the look of the cheater print I used for mine, so I pieced it using some Echino and Lecien prints I had on hand. The gray pin dot is from one of my favorite Etsy sellers, stefaniexu. I'm fighting the urge to order more because I used the last of what I had...gotta stay strong because I need to be better about using what I have, rather than constantly ordering more fabric! Gah!

I also reinforced the piecing with some topstitching. I wish I'd used a light gray thread instead, because I feel like the black stands out too much! 

She wanted corduroy for the handles and top panel like mine, and I lined it with some gray Michael Miller Ta Dot. I do need to order more of that print though, because it's an awesome basic to have on hand.

I'm gonna try and post the rest of my photos from the retreat tomorrow...I keep getting sidetracked by sewing projects and my Hulu Plus Queue, lol!


Such a cute bag! I love those fabrics and that lining is fab, definitely get more!!

Another awesome bag!!! Isn't it nice to make things for people who really love them? I bet she's absolutely thrilled with it!

Cute bag -- you're a better woman than me. I too often give in to the purchase! :)

WOW_ that's one lucky co-worker :) Just beautimous!!

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