My creative space is still a huge mess. I moved the furniture around again yesterday (with some helpers) so I'm testing out the new layout today.
I've started work on my Aunts handbag. I didn't even know where to begin to create a handbag with a zipped closure so I've taken the sensible route (very unusual for me) and used a pattern. This is my work in progress City Bag by Nicole Mallalieu.
Would you believe that this is only the fourth zipper that I've sewn in my entire life and it's on a curve and it worked! Just so you know, that's because of the instructions, not because of me.... he he he
My Aunt requested a red white and blue colour scheme but I couldn't find anything that I liked so I've opted for using navy blue cotton drill with a cotton print that I found in the quilting section at Spotlight. I've used interfacing on the bag outer to give it some more weight.
I'm going to make an adjustable strap using this tutorial, but I forgot to buy the supplies so I need to order some oblong rings and a slide adjuster in shiny silver. I think the shiny silver will look really pretty against the navy blue.
.... and on my fridge space - gorgeous artwork!
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