Saturday, 19 April 2014

My sewing bag

I decided I needed a sewing bag for when I get together with the girls on our Monday sewing days. After looking through plenty of mag's & books I decided to do the one pictured below,"Sewing Notions Bag by Rhonda Thornley"  from Patchwork & Stitching magazine Vol 14 No 1. Well my version anyway. - This is a work in progress along with many other projects.
 

 
As you can see the pictures on the bag were created by an embroidering machine. I don't have one of those so I drew them free hand,


Once I had drawn them onto my material,(sorry no picture, I forgot to take one) I coloured then with Derwent pencils and sealed with Plaid textile medium
 



 
 These are now ready to be stitched.
I am going on holiday in the next couple of days for 4-5 weeks, so will have plenty of relax time to do stitching.(maybe)
 
 
I now have plenty of stitching to do, with these 3 pic's and 6 Fireman Sam pic's so I should keep out of mischief.  I will take lots of pictures of my adventures over the next 5 weeks & I will up date my blog as soon as I return home.
So Please keep looking in to see my progress on all my projects.
Happy stitching Ladies.

11 comments:

  1. Happy holidays! Have fun!
    Hugs!
    Egléa

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  2. Great work. Enjoy the holidays.

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  3. Great job on the drawing. Enjoy your vacation.

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  4. Thanks ladies will have a fantastic time , I will update as soon as I can.:-)

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  5. That's a lovely craft bag!!
    I love looking through old magazines and finding gems!!!
    Enjoy your stitching.
    Barb :)

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  6. Love the painting combined with sewing. Gives me some great ideas. nancyL.

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  9. that bag is just going to be perfect for our stitching days! Love it Michelle! Have a fab time on your holiday...we'll miss you! xoxoxoxo
    sugary hugs Wend :o)

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