One of my super awesome friends Melissa (read her blog too) sent the link to my blog and store to some of her friends. (um, can I take a moment and say that she, and the girls at work, have been instrumental in me getting off of my a** and getting my sewing going! Thank you!)Ok, Melissa sent those links to some of her friends and one of them, within 12 freakin' hours, placed an order! Rock on! I was all sorts of motivated! Another gal from work also placed an order, which just fueled the fire! So I went to the fabric store, bought some really cool fabric and was on my way!This weekend I made five purses, two make up bags, and cut of the pieces for three brush rolls! I love being productive! Here are some pictures of what I got accomplished!
This purse is made from an upholstery weight cotton and has a beautiful gold crepe back satin lining. All of these purses have a small snap closure and an 18-20 inch strap. The color of this red is really deep and pretty.
This is my "Keilana" purse! I was walking around the clearance rack at the fabric store, seeing if I could find any good deals (fyi, I found TONS). I found this purple spotted leather. I thought "who on EARTH like purple leather?!" Then I thought "I know some glam rock awesome punk chick's who would ROCK this purse, even if I don't have the balls to..."
See, even the lining screams "Glam Rock!"
This purse is much more classic with a black damask print and adorable pink button deatil.
I LOVE the lining. I have a zebra print purse planned with either this color on the inside, or pale green or teal blue. I can't make up my mind!
This is one of the purses that I made for Melissa's friend. The hubby said that it is one of the best ones that I've ever made. I don't know if you can tell, but I'm really into the two button detail this weekend. Good thing I bought all those buttons online!
Same lining color - I didn't realize that all the outter fabrics I chose had similar tones...must be a good one!
This is the second purse I made for Melissa's friend. I bought this fabric for an apron and really thought the print was too big for a purse this size, but it turned out great! I love both of them!
And did you notice how super awesome these pictures turned out? "Where did you take them at, Miss Shannonegans?" "Oh, just on my bed!" Super sweet.