Wednesday, May 21, 2014

WIP Wednesday again already

Gosh, the last week has flown by.  I do so promise that there will be another embroidery stitch this week :).



Today though, I wanted to share with you a wonderful bag that I am working on.  My quilting group held a fun bag making workshop.  Just a few pictures to share with you of the work in progress.  At this stage, I only have the outer shell finished to show you as I am trying to get this blog post finished to link up with the lovely Little White Dove blog again. My darn computer is not being very responsive tonight, so I don't have the other three photos to share at this time.   I will add them and update this post tomorrow, once my computer is cooperative again.  Here's hoping. 

This bag is going to turn into an amazing Carpet Bag style with a long metal magnetic closure.   I  hope to be able to do much more sewing on this project tomorrow, also.

You will just have to be satisfied with this one picture for today.


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These are the fabulous magnetic handles.  They will be covered in plain black fabric.





I have chosen a vertical stripe for the full lining.  There will be a zip pocket and pocket slots for phone, keys, liptick etc.





This is a fabulous piece of board sold as board base for bags.  This will give the bag true body and shape.

I will also be adding bag feet.  First I need a visit to Spotlight for those, but I can always add them in before I close up the seam opening in the lining.




Little White Dove

4 comments:

  1. Beautiful! I'm laughing though you quilters must all be on a bag kick, mums pumping them out too. We are calling her the bag lady ;)

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    1. I think your mum wins the race for the quilting group bag lady, Mel. LOL. Thanks for stopping by

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    1. Thank you Amy. My very next blog post is about the finished bag....

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