A quickie

Just a quick hello today. I have had no sleep for two nights (literally) as Martha is really very poorly with her asthma and a chest infection. A year ago we had the same problem and she ended up in hospital on oxygen so I am hoping that we are not going down that route again.
I am trying to spend every spare minute during the day sewing for the craft fairs next week when yes i know i should be catching up on sleep. I have been told off by Andrew Anyway i got two orders out last week for funky school bags.

They are just plain totes, made in a heavy canvas so that they did not need to be lined or interfaced. The leopard skin one is groovy and is for Georgina who loves black and hates pink. A girl after my own heart. The second is for her sister Lizzie, who wanted a picture of all of her favourite animals on the front but after discussions with her mum we settled for a black cat. Hats off to all of you who create with applique, I find it so tricky although i am happy with the cat.

The photos are crap because their uncle was waiting downstairs to take them seconds after i had cut the last threads off so i had a second to take a quick photo.

The labels are my new hang tags from moo cards

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3 Responses

  1. Those look great. Hats off to you with the applique – far too fiddly for me I hate it!
    Hope Martha feels better soon.
    Sorry if you hate these, I’ve tagged you http://iliketomakestuff.blogspot.com/2007/11/tagged-lucky-seven.html

  2. I hope Martha is better. Nice bags. Especially the cat.

  3. Oh poor Martha, hope she feels better soon. Asthma is a rotten condition which affects so many children, I do feel for you. Love your bags…good luck with the craft fairs, I’m sure you’ll do well especially with Christmas coming up.
    Thanks for visiting!
    Gill x

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