Wednesday, April 8, 2009

A belated birthday pressie

It was my younger sisters birthday on Sunday, and she'd requested a Ray's Tent City voucher as a pressie.

I'd been meaning to make her a purse since I did Nikki's purse frame class last year, but I just never got around to it..... until last night.

I was just hammering the frame to finish it off at around 8 PM when there was a knock at the door.... and she walked in. Talk about perfect timing!



20 comments:

jesska said...

It's gorgeous! Love those colours and patterns, they work well together :)

amity ville boronia said...

I love the colours. Some of my favourite combinations :) How do you hammer your purse frames without marking them? Me and Crafty Librarian were reading the instructions a few weeks ago and were a bit confused :S This one looks great though!

sewfunky said...

I love the fabric you used!

I have a couple of purse frames, I've just never gotten around to making one yet, just how hard is it?

Michelle said...

love the colour...and really good timing...
i bet she loved it...

Miss Muggins said...

every purse should have a polka dot lining

Cass said...

Great purse Cam. I've got one sitting there but haven't hammered it yet. How do you do yours?

Margaret said...

Oww I love this! I have one of Nikki's kits sitting there to try when I have a moment to do things on my "important but nice" list! I am also a bit nervous about it! I was going to use this fabric - the black/purple bat fabric - http://alittlebitofkaos.blogspot.com/2008/12/kokka-bat-shoes.html

Anonymous said...

Yes I love my purse! And perfect purple colour, just what I like!! Thanks Curlypops....

Little Sister...x

Ulla said...

The purse looks great! I have only dreamed of using metal frames; I can only imagine bad corners and fabric not staying where it should.

Mimi said...

Woww..its beautiful :)
Mimi here,another crafty blogger.:)I am looking for a sewing machine..which would you recommend?And any pointers on whereI can find one?

Sarah said...

How good is that purse!!!!

Are you making more for your shop?

Sherrin said...

cute purse! that's something I want to learn to make.

CurlyPops said...

Mimi - I'm certainly not an expert but if you're just starting out then it may be worth just buying a cheap second hand machine (Janome / Elna) to learn the basics. I started out with an old Janome with nothing fancy, just straight / zig zag stitch. You can usually find them on Ebay for a reasonable price.

Louise said...

I'll bet she was thrilled!

Elizabeth said...

what a cute little purse!

Jennifer Rose said...

the colours of the 2 different fabrics go really well together. looks great :D

Stacey said...

Adorable...it will be a hit for sure!

Alison said...

What a fab sister and what a fab purse!

There is an award over on my blog for you.

Hoppo Bumpo said...

You've got to love a project that involves both the sewing machine and a hammer!

Such a lovely gift. The prints you used look fabulous - its a really pretty purse.

Nikki said...

Fab, Cam! I'm glad your sister liked it, too!