Mine is more tote than handbag as I will use it to take stitching items with me. It will be 16" square..
The gorgeous metal thing on the flap is a belt buckle... I have a fairly large collection of them and Susie picked two for the bags she is making.
Susie has been working out of my stash and is anxious to get into her own stash at home..
Tomorrow I will show pictures of Susie's bag.
(p.s. Morris is still stinky from the skunk and also hid a pair of Susie's underwear which showed up 3 days later....)
Remember the soutache jewelry from the other day... Well I have a huge hug and thank you for Jocelyne Ausseil who found this fantastic tuto...
Pigtails and Quilts is having a "Crazy Quilts are Quilts Too" celebrating crazy quilting and I'm pleased to be participatin...
Addendum: Here are a couple websites with tutorials... http://historicalsewing.com/pleated-trim-jazz-your-victorian-neckline https...
Margreet's blocks arrived today and they are such warm forest colors.. I haven't read her booklet yet so not sure if she had a prefe...