Reusable Grocery Bag

Every­body is doing it. Even here in the “bub­ble.” Using those ugly green reusable gro­cery bags. Heart­warm­ing eco-points 8. Style points 0. I won’t even men­tion what they chose to fill it with for this image. Yuck! I made this one yes­ter­day. Heart­warm­ing eco-points 8. Style points 6. Maybe. It’s still bet­ter than some vague­ly […]

Sewing — Pink Boucle Purse

My first exper­i­ment in build­ing a struc­tured purse. I used the Dorothy/Evelyn pat­tern from Emma Brennan’s Mak­ing Vin­tage Bags. Charm­ing bags and good instruc­tions — a love­ly book. The pink boucle fab­ric jumped off the shelf at me in JoAnn’s one after­noon. It seemed like some­thing that should be made into a Chanel jack­et but I can’t […]