Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Free Stuff

Check out my main blog if you are interested in a give-away I'm doing.

Friday, April 17, 2009

Amy Butler - Birdie Sling

I was surfing  the web the other day and I fell in love with the Amy Butler Birdie Sling - so I ordered the pattern and TADA here is my new bag.  I am very happy with how it turned out - I think if I were to do it again I would make the strap a little shorter.  Also I wasn't very happy with how my top stitched turned out at the top of the bag it was a bit sloppy.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

My First Bag!

I am so excited!  I just finished my first bag and I think it turned out pretty well.  I had a really hard time with the hidden inner pockets (I did two instead of one) and they aren't perfect but they are alright (I think it is because I downloaded a free pattern and the instructions weren't great).  I also learned that I have a horrible whip stitch - the bottom of the inside of the bag looks like a 5 year old sewed it.  But I love the fabric and I love how big the bag is so overall I think it was a success.  

Sunday, April 12, 2009

More PMC Fun

I had a weekend full of crafting.  Yesterday I ended up going to Denver Fabrics and buying a bunch of fabric to make bags out of.  I intend to make a bag that I found a pattern for online and I also ordered a pattern for the Amy Butler Birdie Sling which I also plan on making.

Last night and this evening I spent some time working with PMC again.  Below are a few of the things I made.

Custom Charm Bracelet

For my mom's birthday she requested that I make her a custom charm bracelet.  I was really happy with how it turned out.  She wanted designs stamped on the back of the charms and custom phrases / names stamped on the front.

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Craft Fair

Yesterday I participated in my first craft fair!  here are a few of the new things I had prepared.