Friday, August 20, 2010

More patchwork clutchbags

I have become slightly obsessed with making these patchwork clutchbags. I really like the way that, eventhough I am using the same fabrics in all the bags,they look so different depending on the fabric I choose for the end strip. I also love the braid I added too.






I have had such a busy week. I am attending the Terryglass Arts Festival Craft Fair on Sunday and am trying to make stock but it is selling quicker than I can make it. That's not a bad thing but I always worry when I go to these fairs that I won't have enough.

I am also very excited because I have started organising an xmas craft fair in Ballinasloe . Date is booked in Gullanes Hotel Ballinasloe for Sunday November 14th. (11.30-6.00 I want to target the 11.00 mass- goers).

Loads more going on too, and tonnes more news to come....

18 comments:

Magpie and Button said...

I'm in love with these bags!

Seams Inspired with Larri said...

I can see why you're obsessed...these are gorgeous! Are you going to post a tutorial? How about a tute on how to insert those clasps? Beautiful bags! Happy Sewing! :o)

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Emily@theNest said...

I can comment again!!!!! Thank Goodness my google problem seems sorted (don't know how, but...) I love love love these bags, they are just simply gorgeous... Might see you in Terryglass over the weekend XX

Karen said...

They are just the cutest. No wonder you are enjoying making them.

Rene' said...

This is a terrific clutch!!! I really like the clasp. Thanks for sharing!

Penny said...

Love it ! Love the clasps :)

Jessica said...

Oh Andrea, I am drooling over these clutches!!! So so so adoreable! I second the tutorial idea! I am dying to know how to use those neat clasps...

KQuiltyBee said...

These are great--a tute would be appreciated! Good luck at the fairs.

Leslie said...

these clutch bags are so so so so so amazing. i love them!!!!

amylouwho said...

these are super cute!

trish said...

Oh how adorable! :o)

Tyne said...

I love these! So cute!

Jessica said...

Hey Andrea! Thanks for all the compliments!! I think putting some hexies together for a clutch would be adoreable! I think I remember there recently being a tutorial from jaybirdquilts.com..here I found it! http://www.jaybirdquilts.com/2010/08/hand-sewing-hexagons-part-1.html and I believe she will be posting a part 2 to the tutorial in the next few days...also I found this tutorial which shows you how to machine sew the hexies together (it will definitly try your patience, but much quicker than hand sewing!) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQG0V42O0fI I'm sure you'll come up with something fabulous as usual, cant wait to see!!

Pokey said...

These are so pretty, I see why you are wild about them. I love the fabric and color selections you have made!

Oh Sew Addicted said...

Love those scrappy happy little purses. I sew love them! I wish you would post a tutorial of how to make them! Awesome! I am impressed!

carla louise
www.ohsewaddicted.com

lush stuff said...

Ah i see a common thread here...I think a tutorial is on the cards. Attaching the clutch frame is very fiddley but I will try my best to describe with photos how I do it. Happy lush friday everyone and thanks for all the comments. I love reading them.

simplydesigning.blogspot.com said...

Very very cute!

Thanks for linking up at www.simplydesigning.blogspot.com

I hope to see you Friday for another link party!

Ashley

Rita E said...

Those bags are so cute!! So talented you are ... and busy! Thanks for sharing!

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