Saturday, 10 March 2012

Belinda Bag

It has taken me a few days to complete these, but now that I have I thought I would share them with you.  The pattern is the Belinda Bag, designed by Helen Coverley who is a regular tutor at Tudor Rose Patchwork where I attend courses.  It is a lovely bag to make, and, I think, ideal for denim recycling.  An added bonus in this case is that I lined them with Kenyan fabric.  Whenever Debbie goes to Utange I ask her to buy me some fabric.  This, I believe, curtain or furnishing fabric and seems to be linen.  It is lovely to sew with and a great weight for larger bags.  It is also incredibly cheap!  Can't wait till Debbie returns with further supplies for me in a few weeks.
Anyway, here are my three new Belinda bags:


I'll be offering these for sale next weekend at the Green House, Letchworth if you are anywhere near!

I'm sharing this post at the following link parties:
Six Sisters' Stuff
 Sew Country Chick
Serenity You
Bacon Time

11 comments:

  1. Beautiful bags. Great cause too. Please come share your talents and generosity at the Anything Goes Bacon Time weekly linky.

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  2. Thank you Mindie. I have added to yoru linky!

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  3. This is a beauty. Love the first one!

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  4. Thank you Jelli. I debated putting more pictures up to show the linings on all the bags - but decided not to! The fabrics really do add something though. Hope you will come back and visit again.

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  5. The lining fabric is gorgeous!!! The diamond pattern on the outside looks great!!!

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  6. This is a beauty! Love the lining and the pattern :-)

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    1. Thank you both. I'm very pleased with how these turned out.

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  7. These are beautiful! and what an amazing selfless idea too!

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  8. Thank you Ruth. I'm looking forward to Saturday - I have a lot of items that I am selling for the first time so am looking forward to seeing how they are received.

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  9. Featuring this today on Serenity Saturday party!!
    serenityyou.blogspot.com

    Natasha xx

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