Purse Progress

Well, I'm very excited because this is the first time I've really made up a pattern. I even made up the flower intarsia part. Pretty fun stuff I tell you. Here is a shot of what it's looking like right now. I bought the beautiful Mauch Chunky raspberry color (that I used for Mom's bag) and am doing the bulk of the bag with that. I am using leftovers from Katie's sweater and Cori's bag - all those little pieces that never get used - to do the flowers.

Can't wait to finish it!! Knowing me I'll be up at midnight tonight felting. Ugh - I hope not. lol

I'm halfway with the body of the purse. You can see the bottom of the purse in the pic - it's the circle. I will be making the handles with ribbon, rubber tubing, a hole punch and some cute buttons. :O)

8 Response to "Purse Progress"

  1. Becky says:

    Wow! Very creative and adventurous. :)
    That is beautiful. Can't wait to see it with the fancy handles. You go, Girl!

    tammy says:

    hmmm, those handles sound like the AlterKnits handles! The bag looks sooo cute! I love the colors!

    Melanie says:

    ADORABLE!!! Love it!
    Mel

    Debbie says:

    It's looking great! Can't wait to see it felted.

    AuntCandi says:

    It'll be way cute felted.

    JenBin says:

    That's too cute! Can't wait to see it completed!

    Is this the purse you are doing for Mia? If it is, I know she'll LOVE it! (Especially since it's her favorite color!)

    Whit says:

    Yep - Mia's purse! :O)

    I'm giving it the name "The Mia" lol

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