Well, my first thought is I don't like having to retell a story I just told, so the condensed version goes like this . . . I've been busy with work these past few months and I haven't been around much. I have managed to make a few things, but clearly not as much as I'd like to have. But, these are some of the items I did manage to eek out.
so I copied the pattern onto parchment paper . . .
and made this bag for my girlfriend's birthday . . .
(Isn't this fabric awesome? It was sent to me from Japan by nephew's wife and mother. I LOVE it!! I had exactly 1/2 yard and this bag took up every last piece of fabric.)
and this bag for another friend . . .
both bags are fully lined and feature a magnetic closure and inside pocket . . .
and then I had this brilliant idea to turn the pattern into a shirt . . . possibly a little girl's dress. This picture doesn't show the straps that tie at the top that are of the same contrasting material as the bound edge at the bottom.
and voila . . . here is both the bag and the dress/shirt out of the same material. What'dya think???
Last week I was in NYC and made a stop at Mood Fabrics (Project Runway) so now I think I'm a designer!!! haha! The bags and shirt/dress were all made before my trip so I'll have to "design" something else now!!
And there you have it . . . not much, but it's a start.