Tuesday, December 2, 2008
to market. jill's bag
pattern/fabric: see yesterday's entry
modifications to other materials/notions: decided on a canvas over the cotton duck as interlining. machine basted it to the exterior bag panels and sides. also used a rectangular piece of peltex ii double-sided fusible ultra firm stabilizer in the bottom of the bag for extra support in carrying market goods.
date completed: 2December2008
i decided to take my time with this bag, make an extra exterior pocket, add a few embellishments, thereby changing the thread out for three different spools.
for the straps & to embellish & divide the small pocket secured behind the large, exterior pocket for a wallet/cell phone...coats & clark dual duty plus #347 green linen.
for the large pocket (front & back), the buttonhole & button...coats & clark dual duty xp #1210 pink.
to finish the bag, i topstitched with coats & clark dual duty xp #6240 peridot. that totally blended in nicely, almost invisibly, with the contrasting colors that were the floating buds sage & the happy dots pink.
i don't normally select these pinks & greens for myself, but i have to say i'm really diggin' this bag. i love the floating buds & the garden maze as designed. pretty hip if i say so myself.
can't stop here. there's an apron or two yet to be made. off i go to browse my stash.