by carolpountney 13d ago

Last of the bags. I had a catastrophic episode with the bag I was cutting the lining fabric and was disturbed came back and started to cut and sliced through the completed panels so made a makeup bag of what was left. Then had to start all over again but at least all gifts are now done

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by pennyhal2 12d ago

Your catastrophic episode had a wonderful ending! This was an abitious project and you must have a really good workhorse of a sewing machine. This is certainly a testament to your creative abilities and I am in awe of you!

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carolpountney by carolpountney 11d ago

Thank you for those kind words. I have a Brother Innovis V5 with upgrade

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by blueeyedblonde 12d ago

Beautifully done!

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carolpountney by carolpountney 11d ago

Thank you

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by bielie 12d ago

Stunning, love your bag and the mistake!! I just bought this pattern and can't wait to make my own. Well done.

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carolpountney by carolpountney 12d ago

Thank you the pattern is very easy to follow. Just be careful of the size of your straps too big and they will get caught when you sew the lining

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by pennifold 12d ago

Great save Carol and I love the matching makeup purse/cosmetic purse. Love Chris

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carolpountney by carolpountney 12d ago

Thank you Chris all sewing is now completed now have to tidy the sewing room

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by graceandham 13d ago

It's not a catastrophe. We call it a Cute correction. Good save. Love the look of both bags.

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carolpountney by carolpountney 12d ago

Thank you.

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by jenne 13d ago

sew nice , love the black and gold. may i copy you sometime?

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carolpountney by carolpountney 12d ago

Thank you of course you can copy me I used upholstery fabric for this one

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by brendalea 13d ago

Love the bag, also like the items in the background would love to sew a full picture of them. Happy Stitching :-)

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carolpountney by carolpountney 12d ago

Thank you ok will post one later have to ride up the sewing room hehe

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by basketkase 13d ago

These are both fantastic.........you sure made use of an uh oh......

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carolpountney by carolpountney 13d ago

Thank you I was determined to have a black and gold bag so could not give up

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by dragonflyer 13d ago

Great job...and you managed to turn your "boo boo" into a lovely set.

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carolpountney by carolpountney 13d ago

Thank you yes more haste less speed

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by crafter2243 Moderator 13d ago

Accident happen, but you made the best of it. They were just meant to be a set. Great job.

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carolpountney by carolpountney 13d ago

Thank you I am normally not so careless but this time really stupid but turned out ok

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by airyfairy edited 13d ago

Carol, you have still done a superb job. These things happen.


Carol, I am quite fascinated with the embroidered birds in the background. I see that one of them is a Knysna Lourie. Living in Knysna SA, we have them in the garden. They make a noise like a dog barking.

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carolpountney by carolpountney edited 13d ago

Thank you for your kind words. Oh my gosh thank you those were the days when I was crazy about cross stitch using aida 14 count and had them lying around so decided to put them to better use

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