Yes... it's another zippered pouch... Now I've worked out how to do this kind of zipper I can't stay away from them. This time I've made the zip look even neater by covering the ends in this lovely tidy way. The other thing to know about this colourful little pouch is that the lovely grey linen used to be a skirt and that sophisticated grey and white lining fabric is an ex-shirt. I do like to recycle - it gives me a real buzz not to throw things away.... but it does, of course, mean a lot more bags of fabric. Oh dear!
Wednesday, 16 June 2010
It's a start..!
The bags of fabric bits are oppressing me... And in spite of wanting to get going with some patchwork projects, at this time of year (busy in the garden), I haven't got time to experiment with anything too complicated. So thinking of lovely strippy quilts that I've seen on Flickr and at the V&A exhibition, I decided to just start sewing little pieces of fabric into strips and think about what to do with them later. It was lovely to sit and sew in straight lines, and not worry too much about colour and design! So once I had my strip, what to do with it? Here's what I came up with..