Wednesday, September 24, 2008

More on the Autumn Bag

Back to my "Autumn Bag" for my Canadian friend, Jocelyn. Here you can see the faux, ( as in Joann's) tortoise shell handles that I plan to use. I just love the lining fabric. It is a 100% cotton in gorgeous fall colors. I am not a fan of cotton linings for bags but this is a casual bag and the print is just so doggone appropriate that I had to use it. To the left you can see the side and bottom pieces. They are the base orange cashmere but stitched with a tiny zigzag of olive green on the diagonal.

This is where we are at the moment. I have added lots of hand embroidery to the sides and also have decided to deep six the zipper. I want my lining to show!!! This bag will be your basic tote. My next effort is to stitch in the plastic for the bottom of the bag, install the bag feet, interface the sides with some hand stitching and interfacing, and then sew up the lining. I should have some pics of those processes shortly.

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I just want to thank you all for all the lovely comments on my Kaufman Quilt Quest bag entry touring the country. Your comments are so very appreciated. Also thanks to those who have tagged me for the newest meme. I have just been so straight out with work that I haven't had a chance to respond appropriately but thanks so much anyway. This weekend will be company free, rainy from what we can tell, and a great time for catching up on my sewing and blogging. Thanks again, all of you dear sewistas.............Bunny

1 comment:

  1. Congrats again on your other bag being chosen I can't wait to see how this one turns out. Stop by my blog I left you something there.
    How is that cg coming along?

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