Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Denim Bag--Keep getting better

  Well I finished the 3rd denim bag.  I made a few changes along the way.  But I think they only made the bag better.  I changed the shape of the flap and I added pockets to the outside.  When I finished this one I sent my friend Marti pictures.  I will tell you in a bit her choice.

Marti and I have been friends since kindergarten.  We went to school together right through till graduation.  During school we both had a love for horses and we would go riding together.  Actually I was on the back, behind the saddle, on her horse.  What fun we had.  Lots of conversations about boys, what else at 14.  But we have reconnected and that is when she saw my bags.  She asked if I could make her a denim bag as hers was wearing out.  I told her I would give it a shot.  She is also going to be taking in babies in her state. 

NOW for her choice.  She really liked the patchwork and I told her I thought it would work for a diaper bag or a purse.  So she chose----are you ready--- drum roll please.  She chose the patchwork and the last one (pictures below).  

   Which one would you have picked?


Saturday, May 14, 2011

Denim here & there & everywhere

Well here I am again.  About time you say?  I agree!!!

I have finished this last week 2, yes 2, denim bags.  One of my old high school friends asked me if I would make her a denim bag since hers is starting to wear out.  I decided to give her choices.  

The first was a Bootie Bag.  I couldn't quite get things to line up to suit me.  It doesn't look bad but seems like it is tweaked a bit.  There are pockets on the inside and a magnetic closure.  Here it is.

The 2nd one is a patchwork.  The lining on this one is actually sewn to the squares of denim.  I thought this would make is easier.  I did have a few issues with putting the pockets on but I finally finished it.

These were fun but now I have another idea for one more.  I will definitely post that one when I get it done.