Tuesday, 12 January 2010

Something from the Cath Kidston book…

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Ok, so this is the bag that comes with the book. You get the pieces ready cut and all you have to do is sew them together, but it’s still sewing. Right?
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I don’t like unlined bags, and the pattern came with no lining, so I hacked the legs off a pair of lovely pj’s I never wear (I move about a lot in bed and hate getting tangled up in long pyjama trousers) and made a lining. I hemmed the pj’s into shorts and killed birds with stones :) Because I didn’t use the provided facings, I have two strips of CK fabric left just big enough to make bracelets. Or something.
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I like the buttonholes so you can adjust the length of the strap (part of me wants to take them all the way round) but I think it’s a wee bit wide for the size of the bag. If I make it again I’ll make them slimmer.
So that’s some sewing from me, now I’m off to knit some more November sweater…
Beccy

2 comments:

  1. Way to go and yes it is sewing! Great idea on the PJ's, I too hate the long legginess of PJ legs. (Might have something to do with my height also lol)

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