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Monday, 30 May 2011

Miniature Handbag No: 11


Almost there - just one more after this for the dozen.  I especially enjoyed making this one.  I altered the pattern a little.  The outside bag should have been plain parchment with flower designs inked and embossed and then dorsoed with colour on the back but I decided to use some parchment I had printed from one of my favourite Carol Ann's Studio CD's.  For the liner I used another parchment I had printed - this time from a download.  Where I have the large sparkly brads should have been eyelets but my eyelets weren't deep enough to take the 3 layers of parchment so I managed to find just 4 suitable brads from my box.
For the fastener Amanda (designer) had used a bead toggle she had made that you can buy from her website but I made my own.  Heaven knows I have enough beads to make thousands of them.  That just added to the - all made by me - feeling.
Here is a close up of the toggle:

3 comments:

  1. Another gorgeous creation Carol, I am loving seeing all the handbags. They will be the star of the show later this year.
    Hugs
    Christine xx

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  2. Thank you Christine. Just one more to make for the dozen and then I will just put them somewhere safe until September. Then have some fans to work on.
    Carol
    xx

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  3. I love all your little handbags, they are gorgeous. You have been very busy. xx

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