i ordered some pre-made purse handles from Tallpoppycraft.com and I've been waiting for this weekend to make something. I bought some place mats from Pier One planning on making this bag. Didn't like how the handles looked with the material so I went through my stash and found other place mats I had bought forever go!! Matched it with some great $1 a yard fabric from W-mart. So here is my new 'wish it were spring' bag!!
And now I'm realizing that I was in such a hurry I didn't lay it out nice. The side of it isn't really that wonky.I've been obsessed with birds lately so I painted a drawing I did on the bottom
I tried to put in a close up but craftster photo hosting won't accept any pic I take that is only the bird. I got frustrated so I stopped trying. Does anyone else have that problem? It accepts only some of your pics even though there is nothing different in file size or anything? I don't get it.
I tried to get a good shot of the fabrics. I put buttons over the bottom of the handles in the front and finally tried out my buttonhole foot! Amazing invention!!! The place mat is the dark teal; it's kind of woven. The main part of the bag is a teal and aqua "danish" floral as the bf calls it.