Thursday, November 8, 2012

Patchwork Leather Handbag

I just finished a Patchwork Leather Handbag for my shop. I wish I had taken a pic of the Jacket before I de-constructed it. It was so 1980's and had such Huge Shoulder Pads!!!! I do remember adding very large Shoulder Pads to all of my clothes, especially Tee Shirts.........sure hope they never come back in style. I wish I could sew faster, but I am such a perfectionist, that it is always a slow run to the finish line. After much trial and error, I finally think I have perfected adding a top zipper.

Each bag I make is different......My inspiration comes from the Coat or Jacket I am working with. I spend a lot of time just staring at the piece before I start constructing the Bag. The Creative process is what I enjoy and if I can make a little money in the process, that is just the icing on the cake.

I also made the cutest little Black and Red double zipper Clutch. I am going to use it for my first ever "Giveaway"........just have to figure out how to do a "Giveaway".

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Cutest Scarecrows Ever!!!!

Pendleton is a small town village of 3000 people in Upstate South Carolina. For a few years, they have had a "Scarecrow" contest. They are all over the place and the creativity is amazing. Here are a few pics of some of my favorites. Seeing all of these certainly made me smile. The "Photo Crow" was the winner. The "Cook" was my favorite.