Saturday, February 27, 2010

Bagged Out

Busy today finishing off some UFOs.... gotta get that deadline for February!
The bag above is from Hatched and Patched; Sewing Store.
I put 'Oh Sew Busy' instead of 'Sewing Store' on it; showed the stitchery part off a few months back. I am thinking about undoing the top of the bag and redoing the scallops - I stitched in one stitch too many and it has resulted in puckering.... did NOT want to redo it so I finished the bag but am having second thoughts now....
DH thinks it is meant to be like that...mutered something about flower petals....
Another Hatched and Patched bag, one of Petunia's Garden Bags.
I had this one part way together last May but could not get the base stitched in nicely so put it aside to collect some dust - this does help as it fitted in beautifully first try today!
It's very stiff and upright with the iron on pellon and extra stiff interfacing!
The matching needlecase for 'Sewing Store', Has my name on it in case anyone thinks about swiping it!

Inside. Lots of little pockets for needles, thread, scissors, bits and pieces....
I machine blanket stitched the pockets on, instead of slip stitching by hand -had a thing for the machine today....

All together on our olive tree in the afternoon sun...
So I am 'bagged out' this afternoon!
Finally have a finish for OPAM February (just!) and have some lovely bags to take to Nundle in a couple of weeks...

16 comments:

Amanda said...

Great bags. I wouldn't bother about the scallops as once you start using the bag they'll soften up and fall into place I'm sure. The needlecase is lovely too - a place for everything, and everything in its place!

Tozz said...

Wow Bec, you have done some fantastic bags :) I love them all and the one with the scallops and stitchery is especially pretty :) hugs
Vicki

Sarah said...

You are amazing - how do you get all these things done!

Love the needlecase!

ENjoy your sewing time away!

Hanne-Kristine said...

Love your needlecase, all those small pockets. 3 finishes in one day...!
Good girl :oD

hug Hanne-Kristine

Kate said...

You are too good! Putting me to shame here, I havent managed to finish a single thing this month...too busy flitting from one project to another :-)

Joy said...

They're all gawjus Bec, but the little needle case is my fave .... love it ;o).
Hugs,
Joy :o)

Kris said...

Cute...I adore jumbo ric rack!!

Stina said...

Love this Bec... Annie just have the most wonderful patterns.. and you have done a fantastic work with them... Enjoy...o)

Thimbelina said...

What a productive day you've had..... well done! Some lovely finishes too.

Cubby House Crafts said...

Love all your projects especially the needlecase with all those pockets! So very tempting me...but I must stay strong and remember that I don't need 6 needlecases!lol!
Lisa

sewkalico said...

Great bags. I wouldn't redo the scallops, but if they do bug you, you could always stitch a few buttons on to get them flat... just a thought.
The needlecase is so cute!

Chookyblue...... said...

no stopping you on the bags............well done..........

teresa said...

Great bags Bec and I love the needle case. Gorgeous work. I am so tempted to make that needle case too.

Kylie said...

Gorgeous bags Bec - you have been busy. xxxx

DAWNIE said...

they look great - cant wait to see them hanging around on the weekend at Nundle - Annie Downs will love to see these ones

Tatkis said...

What a wonderful bags! I love all of them ;)
Best wishes,
Tatyana