Sometimes a riot of color is a good thing, no? And mixed with flowers and vintage textiles . . . for me it is irresistible!
I got into a bag making frenzy this week and sewed up some vintage Thai textiles. The first was a clutch I made with the sleeves of a black leather jacket a nurse friend gave me. Once again I used a tribal tassel repurposed from a belly dancing costume for the zipper pull.
My last Thai baby carrier became a bag for a girlfriend. I added an inset zippered pocket to the lining (a first for me and so easy!)
Lastly, i used more old climbing rope, Marcus organic cotton canvas, some thick vinyl and a pretty Kaffe print to make a bag for my girl. I added some of my handmade linen and voile flowers and am calling it the Bouquet Bag.
It’s pretty liberating to make up designs that are floating in my head and equally exciting to see my sewing room floor that is a tad less cluttered after finishing these to-do projects.
Peace out ;),