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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Sweet Little Bag and other things....

I purchased this bag pattern a little while ago from Geta's Quilting

This cute little bag is made from one of the patterns.. Bella I think the pattern is called. 

My little girl took it to school for news and the teacher put an order in for Easter.
I thought the little side pockets would fit a couple of caramel eggs inside and of course the inside of the bag would have to have some too!

The yoyo centre is a vintage button from my button collection

The little bunny is one I made last year for Easter. I made a pink one and a blue one.
The pattern for these little cuties is from a Homespun Magazine. The designer was Cath

Click HERE to see the larger bag made from this pattern I made a little while ago.


I decided to have a go at a QAYG quilt.

Here are the blocks made up
As you can see it is made from one of my favourite colours PINK!
I may be giving this away to a dear friend that is going through a major crisis. I just have to find out if she likes pink!

Last week I attended the craft show. In New Zealand we have a dress designer called Annah Stretton. I have had an eye on her wrap dress and skirt for sometime but didnt want to buy the price for it. Well at the show they were selling the kit sets to make these amazing dresses. 
Guess what...??
I bought one
Received it yesterday in the post
and finished it last night.
It took me about 8 hours to make... at times I was finding it very hard to make and was going to give up. I am useless at reading patterns.. but I forced myself to do so.. 
The final outcome is amazing.. and I cannot believe I actually sewed it myself..

It looks exactly like this

and it can be worn all sorts of ways

If you are interested in entering the giveaway for a Jill Mass doll Pocket Angel then go to the below post and to go into the draw I will draw it early next week.

Happy sewing


Anonymous said...

the dress is stunning Lisa and i love the rabbit i had been thinking of making some as well,you have inspired me to do so now just need to find the mag,lol amongst the 100s,lol

sunny said...

I love the bag, the bunny, and the dress! I admire you for making the dress!

Cat said...

I LOVE LOVE LOVE pink :) and my crisis isn't 'that' major
Your dress is stunning and the lovely bunny sooooooo cute xxx
Talk soon

nádya said...

The strawberry bag and this cute, pink bunny are just lovely!!!! But this wrap dress, skirt looks sooo complicated and you did great job in sewing it!!!! I love it!!!!

Kiwifruit-Shiree said...

they are the most marvellous dresses Lisa, you will get soooo much wear out of it summer AND winter! I have 2 and 1 skirt and just love 'em!!!

Suzy's Vintage Attic said...

The bunny in the bag is just so sweet!
Isabelle x

Unknown said...

I absolutely adore the dress - it is beautiful - very clever :)

Anonymous said...

Hi Lisa,
girl, you made some gorgeous things again. And the dress is just awesome, fantastic! It looks very complicated to make though, well done!

Cath Ü said...

Hi Lisa... Love the dress you made... well done girl..... and I think you did a terrific job on my little bunnies...... your blog is looking fantastic.....

Cath Ü

☼ Carolina ☼ said...

very nice!!
hugs from Chile

The little book of Nessie said...

Nice craft work. Love the fabric that you used for the bag. Very pretty. Regards, Nessie

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