Look What I Made

17 Aug

So a couple of weeks ago I made this “experiment”:

I basically free-handed it with no pattern or tutorial. It was a little too small for my cell phone, sloppy stitchery, and the seams were a little uneven. I really love the fabric though.

I decided to take another shot at it, this time with a tutorial. I didn’t use the same fabric because the summer is almost over and I wanted something that I could use through the fall and winter. Here is my second attempt at the clutch:

Not perfect, but a lot better than the first one. It even has a zipper and credit card pockets inside. I’m going to keep practicing and who knows…maybe you will see some in my store one day 🙂

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7 Responses to “Look What I Made”

  1. justine August 17, 2010 at 9:27 am #

    too cute!! i’m starting a sewing class so i can put some “designs” into practice and this made me excited!!! =) i hope you do start making them!

  2. D August 17, 2010 at 10:34 am #

    Wow I’m impressed! And that fabric for the first one was super cute.

  3. Katie M August 17, 2010 at 10:45 am #

    That looks great!! You are becoming quite the little seamstress!!!

  4. Shazia August 17, 2010 at 11:22 am #

    Great Job! I have a million things on my dining table that I am trying to find time to make. Hoping to start up my own etsy shop very soon! Where do you find the time to work on your items?

  5. ksluiter August 17, 2010 at 10:32 pm #

    holy cow! SO cute!!! I love how you put your little flowers on the yellow one! but the other one? you are right…totally perfect for fall! Love it! I look forward to see more, my crafty friend!

  6. Carol Ann August 18, 2010 at 3:19 pm #

    Wow! That’s a big improvement. You are so talented…I pretty much wouldn’t know how to turn a sewing machine on.

  7. Melissa August 18, 2010 at 3:20 pm #

    I just wanted to say that wow they are both really cute! Keep up with it I say! I think you could do a cute giveaway for one. I would certainly want one of them. I especially love the pattern of the first one even if it is summery 🙂

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