Another Day Another Bag or Two

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Last night I made another Ginger Blossom 241 Tote which I’ve just listed in my Etsy Shop.  I used Ginger Blossom fabrics for the outside of the bag and Amy Butler for the inside.  Hopefully I will make another one tonight!  

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p style=”text-align:center;”>I also listed two of my Asian Doll Totes, you can find them here

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Babushka sewing!

Finally the sewing bug has bitten me again!  I’ve been quite busy sewing over the last week or so and once again, I can’t understand why I haven’t made anything for so long.  Well, I do know why, life is just so busy these days and being stressed over running our business, financial pressure, 3 young kids… The silly thing is that when I sew, I kind of ”escape” from all the pressures of life and go in to a happy world of colours, fabric and whilst sewing think of other things I ”just have to make” which makes me feel really happy from the inside.  Best of all, I sew whilst the rest of the family is around me, it’s a hobby that I can do at any time of the day and the family is well used to the noise of the sewing machine, the huge amount of threads & scraps everywhere.  So, here is what I’ve been up to this week!
 
Sugar & Spice bag in Babushka fabrics – using ChrisW Designs pattern
 
 
 
My first ever ”purse frame” purse!  This was really fun to make, but I need to make a few more to prefect this! 
 
Babushka Shoulder Bag & Purse
 
Babushka Doll

Amy Butler Handbag / Tote in Pink Tones

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I just listed this tote for sale in my Etsy Store.  This gorgeous handbag is  made with Amy Butler Fabrics from her Midwest Modern range in pink, grey and cream tones. Fully lined with a generous inner pocket and magnetic snap closure!  
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Feb – April

I’ve done it again.  I’ve let life take over and not blogged for months and months…  I’ve had a very rocky start to 2012, which has slowed my sewing spirit down a bit.  I thought I might just do a little photo summary of some of the things that I have made since February till now, and hopefully will get back to normal from here.  

I designed this bag myself with the intention of writing a pattern for it.  It didn’t happen, but I have used the bag a lot and might still get around to that one day!  


This was another bag that I made up from some Amy Butler scraps that I had lying around!  


I also made another Sweet Pea Bag, this one in Amy Butler fabrics, mainly Midwest Modern