A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Do you know about all of these Craftster features?
Total Members: 296,740
Currently Running With Scissors:
642 Guests and 21 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

  Show Images
Pages: [1]
1  Pretty shoulder bags - stripes and floral (lots of pics) in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by perfidia on: March 04, 2008 09:40:30 AM
I made this bag as a practice run, but love it so much I've been using it every day! You can't see as I only have bad photos, but I lined it with gorgeous William Morris fabric.



I then used the same idea, but changed lots of elements for this bag, which was a Mother's Day gift for my mum.



Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
2  Two vintage-style evening bags (pic heavy) in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by perfidia on: January 17, 2008 08:45:52 AM
Neither is quite finished - they're both unpressed, the green one is missing a button, and the bow on the black one needs finishing off. They're dinky little things, but so sweet.






Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
3  Whirlaway dress made from curtains (or, My First Dress) ;) in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by perfidia on: December 11, 2007 09:50:55 AM
I used the Simplicity pattern for the retro whirlaway dress that lots of people here have used, but didn't put the bias tape on as I thought there was enough colour in the dress already. It's a little big, but I do love it. It's also made from curtains, so my husband doesn't like it  Grin
I'm pretty proud of my first ever dress.




Oh, and here are the curtains in all their glory  Grin
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
4  Yoga mat bag - pretty pastels in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by perfidia on: November 27, 2007 06:03:25 AM
Rather than struggling home with my mat under my arm, as I had to do last week (why do strangers feel the need to comment  Roll Eyes) I decided to make a carry-bag for my mat. I also left space at the bottom, so I can fit my towel too. The purple fabric on the outside is a pocket for keys, wallet, mobile phone and suchlike.

No pattern, but very easy to make.




Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
5  Totebag in Toyland in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by perfidia on: November 26, 2007 06:22:55 AM
Here's a super-easy tote bag I put together as part of a Secret Santa gift. She said she likes quirky, colourful things, so I think this will fit the bill  Wink
Instead of making proper handles, I used ribbon (due to time constraints and lack of fabric, but I love the cheeky, bright red!) as it's only for bits of light shopping and suchlike.
I'm in the middle of a similar one with a fairytale theme for another friend, as they're just so easy to do.
It's not lopsided - that's just the way it's hanging  Cheesy


Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
6  Nautical touches on my first ever project in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by perfidia on: November 11, 2007 06:49:32 AM
Until a month ago, I had never used a sewing machine, but love clothes and always wanted to learn.
This is my first ever sewn item - it's based on a Simplicity pattern but was reasonably complicated (for a total beginner).
I messed up the waistband but since I probably won't wear the skirt I'm not going to start it over, and I know where I went wrong (that's how I learn - by making stupid and time-consuming mistakes that I don't bother to correct  Cheesy). And I taught myself how to make a pocket yoke, insert a zipper, insert pockets, do darts and pleats, and read a pattern.
It's still unhemmed and unpressed, but I'm quite proud, considering  Wink
Thanks for looking!



Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
Pages: [1]


only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Comparing American and European 20th Century Design
The Relationship Between An Object and Its Creator
How to Balance Function, Beauty and Social Consciousness
When Furniture Becomes Art
James Zemaitis Names His Design Greats
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Art Pen Case
Sock It To Me!
Meatless Monday: Kale and Edamame Salad

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.