Friday, January 18, 2013

Kimono


My Quilting Friend Maria
is having a Solo Exhibition of her Quilts

Opening on Wednesday 30th Jan. in Ballarat.
Maria also has a blog called www.apiecefullife.blogspot.com
She is hoping to have a blog meet and meet the artist on the Wed ~ if anone is close by to Ballarat and would like to join us for Coffee, that would be great.

This is what I've been up to . . . my neighbour over the road bought a new dress for an outing this Saturday.  She thought a little bag might be nice.
It is the Wristlet Pattern from Nichole Mallaleau - I've learnt all my best bag making skills from Nikki.

I even used a bit more from my Winter Boot, for the "dingle" at the front!

She was thrilled with the result, and so was I.

. . . and then there were 2.  Some mothers can only manage 2 babies, so these 2 beauties are nearly a week old now, and when I checked tonight, were just just just starting to get some yellow feathers.  They survived the VERY HOT DAY yesterday, so I think they are going to be OK.
 
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7 comments:

Susan said...

You have done a great job on the bag for your friend......very professional. Enjoy the exhibition.

FlowerLady Lorraine said...

What a lovely bag you created.

Glad your little ones survived the heat and getting their little yellow feathers.

May your friend have a great exhibition. Have fun.

FlowerLady

Nikki said...

I'm loving the leather, Annie! Great use of 'boot bit'! xxx

trash said...

So the P.O. is now a gallery? Hmmm.

homeschooled said...

Thank you Annie. Looking forward to swapping the place with bloggers!
Love the little bag! !

gaby@727m2 - a garden diary said...

So glad the little ones survived the heat yesterday... good gawd what a day! Love the handbag, aren't you a nice neighbour making that for her to match her dress.

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