A treat for myself

May 4, 2009 at 7:21 pm 4 comments

I don’t usually make things for myself. But this fabric seemed perfect for my wardrobe. It has brown and grey and blue, which are colors I wear often. Then I met someone at HipStitch who had a cute little bag and when I asked her where she got the pattern, she told me it was The Buttercup Bag.

I made a few changes cuz after feeling how the interfacing felt against the lining, I decided to skip the magnetic snap. It felt too heavy for such a cute little bag. I might make this again with a zipper closure…

Mine! All mine! I'm not sharing this one!

Mine! All mine! I'm not sharing this one!



Pattern: Made by Rae’s Buttercup Bag
Fabric: Amy Butler’s Lotus Faded China in Olive/Geisha Fans for exterior and pocket, Lotus Faded China in Linen/ Full Moon Polka Dot for interior
Music to sew by: Vitas’ Blessed Guru, over and over because I like it that much

Again, my second pic is huge. I really feel stupid because I can’t fix it. Also, the pic is dark…I’ll have to take another one tomorrow but I wanted to get this post up now. I love this bag!!!


Entry filed under: fabric, Music, Uncategorized.

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4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Suzanne  |  May 4, 2009 at 8:49 pm

    Holy cow, you’re fast!! It’s gorgeous – good job! and thanks for the help today with my blogging – I’m ready to get out in the blogging world again!

  • 2. Cheryl Lucero  |  May 12, 2009 at 11:18 pm

    fabulous and even better since it’s for you! enjoyed seeing you at Hip Stitch–anxious to hang out with you again and get our craft on!

  • 3. mrscathead  |  June 6, 2009 at 6:06 pm

    It was nice seeing you, too, Cheryl. I look forward to hanging out more 🙂 (I just saw this comment and added it!!!)

  • 4. Sonia  |  July 9, 2009 at 6:50 am

    I’m waiting for mine…..it would make a lovely Christmas present! ;o)

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