Sunday, March 01, 2009

But these go to eleven

If you've ever seen fabric that is loud, be sure that I'm in love with it. I have a collection of fabric in colors that make others shrink back in terror. I dove into that pile for my new pocketbook:

It's large enough for file folders and magazines, but I since I hand-stitched the handles in place, I'm trying to travel light with this new bag.

The bias trim doesn't lay as flat as I'd like, I may remove and redo it later. I did the quilting on my new Janome 6600. As a longarm quilting teacher, I haven't machine quilted for years and years. Since this project was small and all straight lines, I thought I'd give my Janome a try. And I would definitely do the next one on my longarm, in case you wonder.

Finish ELEVEN, done!

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