Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Bucket bag for London

Well, the good news is that I can't believe how quickly this week is going and that its Thursday already tomorrow!

Over the weekend I finally got round to making a bag, and I used the  reversible bucket bag from Sewmamasew


It was a really easy pattern and I only made one short cut: I boxed the bottom, rather than making a seperate piece and I love how it has turned out.


I am ashamed to say that this was the first time I have ever made my own bias binding - and it was nowhere near as awful as I thought it would be!


My sister in law made me a fabric brooch a while back - it could have been made especially for this bag


I think this just might be the bag that I take to London in June!!


8 comments:

  1. Now that's definitely a bag for showing off in the big City! Jxo

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  2. Oh it looks great but will it be big enough for all the things you are going to buy?

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  3. Looks like a great bag for June - funnily enough, I just bought a bias tape maker this week....

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  4. I absolutely ADORE that blue/white floral print. I'd like to know more about it! Cute bag, I used to make bags a lot (that's how I got started sewing) and I really should make myself a new purse, too. Jealous you get to go to London! (but hope you have a super great time, of course!)

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  5. yep great back for the big smoke!

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  6. God, I'm going to be the only one in London with nothing handmade, aren't I?!! Ace bag.

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  7. That's a lovely bag - perfect for summer in the city!

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