Showing posts from May 13, 2012

A Little Clutch

I've been working on several projects lately... Here's my attempt at a clutch purse...

The frame is 8". I used Guttermann glue to attach the fabric to the frame. I wish I would have taken a picture of the inside before I sent it to my sister-in-law, Bev, for her birthday. Twas fun to do and I'm going to make more.
I'm also working on a "designer" fanny pack for our trip to Italy in September. I took apart an old Eagle Creek purse and used some of the zippered pockets for the interior.

I also ripped out the heavy duty zipper and used it for the main opening in the new bag.

Of course I had to add some glitz and glamour to my fanny pack. I outlined the paisley by using a metallic gold thread while FMQuilting. Note that I also took the buckle system off another old fanny pack and will use it on this one. It's a little hard to see, but the front has pleats that allow the fanny pack to expand.
 Now I'm off to find black webbing straps to complete the …