Wednesday, 5 July 2017

The Goth inside me and other makes.

Hi everyone, I just had to make a bag to compliment my Heaven and Earth design Gothic Rose cross stitch and when I saw this fabric it just had to come home with me!

I have been doing a bit of stitching on her this week, it is quite slow going but I do love her as I am a bit of a Goth inside my head, just love that Gothic look! 

The bag is made from cotton fabric using a clear vinyl for the front and I must say I am loving it.
I plan on making more of these clear front project bags for my Etsy shop here , there will certainly be at least one of these bags made from the skull fabric in the next week or so. 

There is a matching notions pouch with a popper closure and the little pouch holds small scissors, I just need to find the right button for that, I am thinking of a deep red rose button to finish it off.

Other stitching and a bit of crochet
I have also made another project bag but this is a gift for someone, I can show it because I don't think they read my blog. It is a small project pouch with a clear front made with pink fabric, there is a matching scissor pouch too. (Photos below)

Quite some time ago I purchased a book, 100 Flowers to Knit and Crochet by Lesley Stanfield, I have finally managed to get around to playing with some of the designs from the book, I made a few crochet flowers that may be appliqued onto a cushion soon. The patterns are quite easy to make. (Photos below)    

I loved making this, there are two poppers on the outside with a little heart just for decoration and it has a matching scissor pouch inside.

Here are the crochet flowers I have been making, they are very easy and quick to make.

Until next time, happy stitching!


Kim G said...

I love your project bags!! You have great taste!!

Justine said...

All so gorgeous Lynn! I love the skull and roses fabric, perfect for your HAED. The project bags with see through pockets are a great idea.

Kate said...

I think your crocheted flowers would make nice bookmarks, too .....
Always a pleasure, Lynn, to see what you've been up to.

KimM said...

You do lovely stitching and are so creative.

myrica said...

So nice your little bags are, and you have so sweet fabric, the clear vinyl is very nice, I have not see that before.
I which you a nice day.

annemarie said...

Beautiful projects Lynn - really love the crochet flowers.

butterfly said...

Love all your bags they are so beautiful , love the H & E stitching I started one a few years ago but my eyes were not happy maybe one day I must re-visit it.

Jackie said...

The crochet flowers are so cute and whimsical looking! I like the idea of one side of a project bag being vinyl too, so easy to see what project is inside!

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