Sunday, April 10, 2011

Birdie Sling with a Kanzashi Flower

I have some good friends. Big thanks to Stacey and Genia for hauling round multiple sewing machines, and their patience, yesterday. They kindly showed Terrie and I how to make the gorgeous Birdie Sling bag. It was a fun day. And we had fabulous finished projects at the end of it.

Finished bag for Jac

The bag I made is for my sis - a diaper bag for when her new baby comes along. She loves this skully pattern and the random polka dots seemed to be a fun touch. I absolutely loved the bright fabric on the inside.

Inside pockets

I decided it needed a splash of that bright colour on the outside and so made this Kanzashi flower from my scraps using the online tutorial here.

Kanzashi flower

Super happy with the outcome. Can't wait to start the matching baby quilt. Oh yes, and I finished those Easter cards and got them out in the mail last week. These were a nice quick and easy project. And a little pic for family members that don't get to see Naomi very often.

My sleeping beauty

Hope you've had a good weekend,
Sam xxx

7 comments:

At Home Mommy Knits said...

Love the bag! Perfect for spring. The Easter pics are too cute :)

Oiyi said...

That is a gorgeous bag!

StarSpry said...

You did such a great job on the bag! I love the flower, too. Maybe I'll try my hand at one for my bag :) Thank you for letting us take over your dinning room for the day!

Your Easter card is so cute. Naomi is adorable as a bunny :)

BeanGirl said...

The bag and card are both so cute! I love how you included the picture of Naomi after she took the ears off her head. :) And it's good to know Stacy is ok. If she's with friends, she must be doing well. Let her know we miss her. (Her blog fans)

theknittingcowgirl said...

Hello Sam! Very nice bag, good job!
The baby-rabbit is so sweet! :-)

Have an Happy Easter!!!

moo said...

Your bag is so cute, too! Came here from Terrie's blog. Oh my, that girlie has grown. Funny how kids do that! Mine is 30 now!

marycatharine said...

The flower is such a great addition to the bag... and the skulls are so fun.