Monday, March 1, 2010

My New Bird Bag

I felt a little guilty this week.... I made MYSELF a bag. I'm feeling quite attached to it for a few reasons. First- I hand stitched the detail (not something I usually do), and second- I appliqued a leather bird (I never use leather). When my young son said he hated my sewing machine, I realized he thought I was spending too much time in my studio sewing....
So.... I have a basket-full of projects that I'm hand-stitching- something I can do in the family room while watching TV. I don't want my family to hate my sewing machine! So look out for more hand-detailed work in the future- AND more leather. I really scored at my local thrift shop and found a box of leather samples. I don't know if they were from a crafter, or sales samples, but I'm putting them to good use.


  1. Very nice bag. Love the handwork details :)
    I don't blame you for wanting to keep it ;)
    I just finished up a 'bird bag' too!
    Take care~

  2. Hi-thanks for stopping by :)
    I've never heard of a big tent like that for photos.Are they hard to find? Sounds like something I might be able to use ~