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: You can get cheap (and legal! Wink) advertising by donating a challenge prize! Go here for more info.
Total Members: 296,611
Currently Running With Scissors:
571 Guests and 10 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Welsh Flag Purse  (Read 839 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
hollylynne
Offline Offline

Posts: 1235
Joined: 23-Aug-2006

step away from the cashmere


View Profile WWW
« on: July 08, 2008 12:45:17 PM »

My fiance and I just moved in to our first condo together and I FINALLY have a dedicated sewing space!  To celebrate, I made myself a purse.  The image is lifted from a souvenir tea towel (the Welsh flag, our wedding will be in Wales!).  The exterior fabric is a remnant of Irish linen, the interior is another remnant from Joann's upholstery section.   It was really simple to make, just a makeup bag more or less with a strap sewn in.  The best part of making it was getting to leave my sewing machine out on my sewing desk after I'd finished instead of schlepping it off to a closet Smiley



THIS ROCKS   Logged

SamJ
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2008 12:56:59 PM »

that is such a cool bag !!!!

(im a very proud welsh person Grin)
THIS ROCKS   Logged

http://knitsamknit.blogspot.com/

http://www.wists.com/SamJ

where do i get freezer paper from??? im in the UK so does it have another name??? please help me!!!!
hollylynne
Offline Offline

Posts: 1235
Joined: 23-Aug-2006

step away from the cashmere


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2008 12:58:07 PM »

thanks!!! hooray for Wales Smiley  Our wedding is going to be in Conwy.  I can't wait!!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

cardine1492
« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2008 01:22:04 PM »

So CUTE! the lining is a nice touch.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
kimmasaurus
...and up comes the toolbar. that's what she said.
Offline Offline

Posts: 406
Joined: 12-Dec-2007

do you think this is referring to your boning jan?


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2008 02:07:09 PM »

so cute!!   i know how you feel about the dedicated sewing area...  my "dedicated area" used to be my dining room at my old apartment.  and before that my kitchen at my mom's house.  but when my fiance and i got  our house, we have a room for an office and my sewing stuff... is it not amazing to be able to leave things where they belong!?  i love it and your bag!  congrats on the dedicated sewing area and your fiance and the condo!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

hollylynne
Offline Offline

Posts: 1235
Joined: 23-Aug-2006

step away from the cashmere


View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2008 04:25:03 PM »

thanks, guys!!! Yep, the sewing space is the BEST EVER!  I'm super excited about it!!!  there are pics in my blog, if you're interested Smiley 
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Meet Author Jennifer Chiaverini
21 Nights Book Trailer
Nikki Sixx Talks About Heroin Diaries Part 4
Donald Trump Talks About Think Like a Champion
Perils of Pursuing a Prince Book Trailer
Latest Blog Articles
Winner of Craft Challenge #100-Pottermouth
July 23, 2014 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Fabric and Felt Bird Ornament

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.