Saturday, April 12, 2008

Felted Purse and so much more!

Felted Purse! This is a self drafted purse made from a cute purple Goodwill sweater I felted and lavender leopard print for the lining and handle. Now whats really 'special' about this is the fold over flap.... its a vintage brocade that I felted wool roving into, following the designs on the fabric.... and it took forever!

I love the hardware I found for it! On clearance at Wal Mart!!!



The inside lavender leopard print... with a zipper pocket, a cell phone pocket... and an extra non zip pocket. I interfaced it lightly since the felted sweater was already very stiff....I'm not quite done with this purse though... I feel like it needs more hardware or something... and ofcourse I need to add my label to it.
Over all I'm really happy with this bag!





This little bolero is a felted cashmere/wool blend. I am taking the left over brocade scraps and felting them into it.... I am not sure where this project is going honestly... I just knew I wanted to do something with those brocade scraps that took so long to felt.


I got this book in the mail this week and so far I am loving it! It has great chapters on pants! Very detailed instructions for knocking off rtw. Some couture methods made easy... easy alterations. I got it used off amazon.com for like $4 and shipping. Well worth it!! This is the best book I've bought in a while.




Just a little pic of my Bald Man before he goes off to coach his Lacrosse game... which was rained out!!! Poor Bald Man he so wanted to coach last night!

Thanks again to Faye at http://fayessewingadventure.blogspot.com/ for passing this award on to me!!!
I would like to pass it to my mom at http://cottonpatchquilts.blogspot.com/
for her excellent projects!
And to Laura at http://sewatsea.blogspot.com/ for her great handbag and dress projects and for her hilarious daily life stories!!!

2 comments:

Faye Lewis said...

See, I told you you're the denim queen!

Cennetta said...

Congratulations, Angelia. You were one of my nominees as well.