Saturday, July 17, 2010

Finished Purse and Makeup Pouch

I decided the purse looked too plain, and so, that night, I took a sharpie to it and drew designs to echo the vines on the heart patch. I'm really pleased with how it turned out:

That same night, I started on another project, which I had originally intended for my cousin, but then I realized that my mom's birthday is next month, and that she would probably appreciate it better than my cousin, who has curtains made from the same fabric. I really love how it turned out - very professional-looking, as though I could have bought it. I got the fabric from my aunt, who was throwing out a ton of scraps (big ones, too!) from her curtain making....and of course I saved them from the garbage. Never throw out scraps, even if you're not sure what you'll do with them at the time.

And here it is:


And back:

Pretty, huh? All I did was to sew similarly colored beads around the flowers, then sew together the two panels into a pouch. You can't tell from the pictures, but the zipper didn't turn out so good...but then, it's my first project involving one.


  1. its really superb.well done.keep it up your good wishes for next.and i am joining your site for appreciating you


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