Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Zippered wristlet bags

I have felt under some pressure to get one of my orders made, although the bags are Christmas presents. I just hadn't bargained on spending time away from home helping our daughter-in-law sort out and pack up her home in order to move to Bahrain. Anyway, these little bags don't take long and I was able to deliver them a couple of days ago.


The lace butterfly motifs really make the black and white bags. I was so relieved to find these motifs on ebay as the person who ordered these bags wanted them identical to a bag I had made some time ago and which she saw and liked. The motifs on that bag had been in my stash since I bought them in 1994! But this is my favourite:


I absolutely love this fabric, Makower Poppy Perspectives. I found it on ebay as well, which was a lovely surprise. The bag was ordered for someone who also loves poppies. I hope she likes it; I know I would if I received it.

Please note the beaded zipper pulls!

2 comments:

  1. Oh Margaret, I love the poppy fabric!

    How was the craft show? Did you sell these wristlets at the craftshow?

    Virna from Craftmates

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  2. The two Craft Fairs I'm doing are still to come. These little bags were an order but I have a couple for the craft fair on 17 November. I have so much sewing to do but have been away for a week again, helping our daughter-in-law pack up her house for their move to Bahrain. Well, they are there now and I feel emotionally and physically drained. However, the sewing must go on and I'm about to go to a local shop to do some urgent shopping; zips and threads plus some black and white fabric.

    Take care.
    Margaret

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