Thursday, February 28, 2008

From Sketch to Bag

Usually when I get new fabric, it sits around for a while before I can bring myself to cut it. But yesterday, after I received all that beautiful Ginger Blossom, I was so inspired and itching to use them right away. I even risked some on a new design that I sketched last night. I had originally intended to use some leather at the top, but I didn't have any of the right color to use. Although this pattern needs a little tweaking, I'm pretty happy with the way it came out. I think it could use a good ironing too. And perhaps a little more care sewing the curves. It's amazing what you start noticing after you take pictures!!
If I can get my act together tonight, I may try to get one finished in Amy Butler fabric for the craftzine contest. We'll see about that.

11 comments:

Kim U said...

That is so pretty! Great use of the fabrics.

lera said...

Very nice, Katie. Very nice.

Anina said...

Wow! You are amazingly talented! I love the bag.

Randi said...

I love the bag! Great work!

Katie said...

LOVE.IT.
that fabric is awesome.

Yvonne said...

ohh I love it - and the fabric too...Wonderful.

Chara Michele said...

It looks lovely!

Erika Cass Designs said...

I absolutely adore this bag!! You should start selling these. :o)

Anita/Miscelena Handmade Papercrafts said...

I have to second what Erica Cass Designs said - I immediately popped over to your Etsy to see if it was listed! :)

Dee Light said...

I love your bag. Great style and color.

African Kelli said...

Oh man. Are you selling these? LOVE the fabrics you selected. Where are you ordering your fabrics?