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Sunday, 30 April 2017

Festival Bag


      I was having a little think about my next project and decided that I really needed a bit of colour for the next thing I would tackle.  By colour, I mean bright and bold!  So thinking about this made me think Summer and of the festival season.  So this lead me to come up with an idea for making a festival themed bag.

     I had a little look through my stash of wool and came up with these colours. (I later added a purple too!)

Then I went on to use a granny spike stitch using these colours to create the main body of the bag.

Following this, I folded it over and created an overlap for the opening and then stitched the sides together.

Once this was completed, I added tassels at the bottom of the bag with the coloured wool to create a lovely rainbow fringing effect.

Next I used a piece of muslin to create a simple lining and then sewed this securely into the inner of the bag.

After this, I began to crochet a multicoloured strap and edged it with red.

Finally, I added a lovely large button and a small crocheted loop to close the bag.

Then "Ta-dah!"   All done!  I really love this bag and it makes me very summery.  Take a look on my Etsy shop if you would like one.

Bye for now

Von  xx

1 comment:

  1. Certainly a very colourful bag Von. Brilliant xx