I have been bitten by the
Boho Bag Bug.
I went to the local thrift shops
looking for a bag that I liked.
I had intentions of taking the
bag apart, using that for
a pattern. None of the bags
were really what I wanted.
I dug through my stash of old
patterns. Finding one for a purse
I had made back in the 70's.
I liked the shape,
but it needed to be bigger.
Using the pattern as a guideline, I
did a redesign drawing my
While I was at the thrift store I found this
lovely yellow 100% wool blanket.
$2.00...I could not pay for it, fast enough!
I brought it home and after several
washings in HOT water, it felted nicely.
I then tried out the pattern I had created.
Next, I found this piece of vintage
needlework in my stash and made
a small lunch bag.
I then got busy on the Boho Bags.
I love the feel of the cut velvet and the
upholstery weight chenille back.
Remembering the detail of, you should
look good when leaving a room I added
a touch of stitching to the back pocket.
This bag is slightly smaller and
has wonderful fabrics as well as a
removable flower tassel on the front.
The next is my favorite. I love the
subtle differences in the creamy
shades of fabric. Those subtle
differences, also make it difficult
Close-up of front details.
Fringy back pocket too!
The purses are lined with pockets
a magnetic closure.
I have a craft show coming up in
I will be in my sewing room,
if you miss me!
Love to all,