Well, with Christmas behind me and having been truly bitten by the craft bug, I decided to continue making stuff and see what new skills I could learn.
I have to say the jury is still out on whether I will ever be able to crochet something - but I really, really want to get the hang of this. I could make some wonderful things ... if only I could figure the darn thing out. The air has been rather blue with the swearing, but I will persevere!
So, I started just making bags for the hell of it - you never know, I may get to a craft fair one day and actually sell some of this stuff; in the meantime it's just for my entertainment.
On the bag front I have made a couple more presents:
This City Bag and purse were for my Mother-in-Law's birthday.
And this small bag will soon be making its way to Germany for the soon-to-be teenage daughter of a very good friend of mine. This is made with the Evening Bag pattern.
And then I experimented with some new patterns ... all of these bags are just sitting in my cupboard waiting for a birthday or maybe a buyer!!
Made with the Squared Flat Bag pattern and some fabric I brought back from the States last year.
Made with a fabric called Calliope bought from a Toronto-based company.
A 20cm wide purse in a gorgeous japanese cotton print.
And a very bright raspberry denim Baguette Bag:
So, as you can see, I've been busy!!