Monday, 8 April 2013

Ahhhhh!

It was so wonderful to hear the sweet purring tones of Mr Pfaff again yesterday!

Before I went on holiday I made a start on a Messenger Bag, and yesterday I got it finished.

Messenger Bag 001
Approx. 12" x 14" x 2.5"
This is a birthday present for my niece who turns 15 next week!  While she loves the colour pink, I didn't want it to look to 'youngy' and so needed to choose just the right pinks!

A good friend had shared some of her fabric winnings with me last year, and these were just the perfect pinks I needed.

Messenger Bag 007

I've been asked a few times now to teach a messenger bag in class.  There are quite a few stages to making this style of bag, but I think this one is a 'simple' enough design without looking too simplistic (if you get my drift!!).

Messenger Bag Apr13

So this one will soon be flying its way to the south of England. 

Hope you're having a great start to the new week!



20 comments:

  1. That's beautiful, Judith! I could use one of those! A girl do needs a new bag now and then! x Teje

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  2. Pretty and pink, pink is the best colour :)

    Rachael

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  3. Lovely bag. That lining is glorious!

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  4. Ps - everybody needs an auntie like you!

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  5. Lovely bag and lucky niece. Di x

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  6. Love the pinks that you chose, she is going to be thrilled

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  7. Lovely Judith..lucky girl..I have just bought the Bag Making Bible and feel very inspired to make a bag, even more inspired now !!!

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  8. lovely bag, J , lucky young lady!

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  9. Excellent use of the Quilt Blocks if I do say so myself - top Aunty points again xxx

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  10. Judith it's perfect. I understand what you mean about breaking up the pinks and this is just wonderful. I'm sure she will love it, and if not then pop in my address in that perfect lining pocket and all will be well with the world ;)

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  11. what a beautiful bag and the pinks are perfect I am sure I love quilt blocks such a great line of fabric!

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  12. GREAT JOB!!!!!!!!!! I TRULY LOVE THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  13. Lucky niece - this one is gorgeous!

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