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:


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

  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.

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


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