In your Words Blog Hop starts today! I'm so lucky to post my project the first day for my first blog hop!!! Here's a list of all my compadre's who are also posting today! Please check out all the fun projects and let your muse run free!!! She'll thank you I'm sure! I know you'll agree there's a lot of talent and great ideas to see....sew, HOP to it!!
Monday, January 7, 2013
I love text fonts, books and words, so this was an easy project for me. I know I really didn't use words for this project, but letters...same thing right? I also want to clarify, this project speaks for my daughter, Chelsey. It's a knitting bag for her, she lives in NYC and loves it. I like to visit and love to get back home. So for me, the bag should read "I love (someone who lives in) NYC"!
Here is my creation, I'm pretty proud of it...I think Chelsey will like it, how about you?
|This is Chelsey's Knit Bag. It has plenty of organizational features inside to help make her knitting time all about the stitches, not worrying about her yarn getting away from her or where her needles are.|
|This pocket on the back makes for easy access to your cell phone or personal items you need while knitting.|
Chelsey and I discussed the perfect knit bag must haves, how it should work and look. So I pondered, perused and planned. I found a great tutorial for inspiration for the right shaped bag, ...thanx so much! I used a pattern I had for a pouch purse to help me with making the pockets inside and out. I designed a strap, inside tabs and pockets for storing knitting needles and yarn, and the layout myself. I used paper die cuts for the letters, traced them onto the fused fabric and cut them out by hand.
|My words....or letters.|
|The heart is old New York Times headlines from The City Quilter "City Collection" fabric line.|
|I used an old leather belt for the strap, it wasn't quite long enough, so I added black fabric to the ends, it made it easier to attach to the body of the purse I'm sure!|
|I used more City Collection bagel fabric from The City Quilter for the inside organization of needles, patterns, scissors, and yarn, etc.|
|A peek inside. The tabs help keep the yarn and the needles secured in the bag.|
I am really eager for Chelsey to use her new bag and give me a review. I hope she likes it as much as I do.
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