Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Charming Handbags

Charming Handbags, originally uploaded by joeysews.

I love this book. It is due back at the library today - ugh! I used the "charming handbag" pattern for these three bags. They will be donated to a Young Life banquet/Auction for this saturday.

So, as many of you know, I didn't follow the rules. I wanted to add the embroidery and had this idea with the circle that I had to try. The first one was my trial and by the third I think I perfected my idea. You would not believe how simple it was to get those circles like that.

The embroidery was not done on my embroidery machine but on my regular sewing machine that has monogramming letters to choose from. I like the way the words look - Hope, Faith, Love.

Check out my flickr for other pictures of the bags/embroidery.



shelia said...

ohhhhhhhhhhhh i love!
and for such a good cause too

blessings shelia

Anonymous said...

Those are totally cute. Maybe a SAM project??

Anonymous said...

Love them! Did you get your quilt made?