Some time ago I posted about Grace Kelly's look after going to the exhibition at the V and A. Of course one of her timeless legacies is the "Kelly" bag. Variations of this bag seem to surface every season. I love it as it's a roomy bag but very neat and stylish. None of your tote cram-it-all-in type bag, or your huge hobo style bag, but a bag with clean lines and carried on the arm not the shoulder. I was thinking about this when I came across these extra large frames and I had to have them for my shop! I wanted to create a bag using this frame that echo-ed the look of the Kelly bag. I wanted to use bright modern fabric but stick to the clean lines, and I wanted it to be roomy inside. I designed this bag for a future Sew Hip magazine issue:
Friday, 16 December 2011
Friday, 9 December 2011
Thank you to everyone who entered my giveaway. I picked three winners using my iphone app. They are Nell The Zoo and Larri@ seamsinspired Congratulations! You need to email me with your real names and addresses. To everyone that didn't win - stay tuned because I will be having another giveaway early in January to get us off to a good start for 2012.