I've decided to just bite the bullet and enter (before the competition is actually over) a lovely bag I made in August.
Here are some pictures of the bag.....
Its based on a pattern for a 'Foldable shopper' from the book 'Sew Serendipity Bags' by Kay Whitt - I made a few modifications including adjusting the size slightly, changing the lining, modifying the front pocket & adding the interior pocket and clasp.
I couldn't resist making a felt flower complete with vintage French button to finish it off! - if you want to make a flower like this you'll find the tutorial HERE.
The exterior fabric was a remnant of furnishing fabric I found in Hickeys in Cork. The Exterior pocket is daisy chain print from Amy Butler and the green fabric for the handles & pocket detail came from a remnant basket also !
The interior is fully lined & includes a cute dotty lined pocket also (you can just about see it in the picture!) - the top has a band of Lovely Amy Butler Daisychain print and the main interior fabric is from IKEA. Its got a snap fastening & can hold LOADS of important stuff (as you can see!) The width of the bag is 20in, height 14in and its 7in deep. It'd be a great bag for a family day out, night away or even just a trip to the library!
So I'm off now to get to grips with flickr and upload my pics to the Purse Week Flickr Pool -
If you like bags & purses, totes & clutches then why not pop over and have a look at some of the other entries ! Good luck to everyone who enters !!
Thanks for visiting & come back soon !