Shimmer

July 14, 2009 at 7:35 pm 2 comments

Nola had a moment with a lizard today.

It’s all the way over to the right, perched on the edge of the deck. She’s eyeing it up, but she’s too fat and slow to ever catch it.

I finished a new market tote, which I’ve posted to The Boutique.

I usually work with bold, contrasting colors, and I wanted to try something more monochromatic and subtle (at least on the outside). 

I stacked three appliqued circles and finished each one off with a single stitch of shimmery gold thread.

I decided not to go subtle on the inside, mostly because I love how well red, black and white work together.

Check it out here.

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Entry filed under: Fabric, Handmade goodies, Kitties, Sewing, The Boutique, Things and stuff.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. kristi  |  July 15, 2009 at 2:59 pm

    oh, i LOVE that bag! those circles, on inside & out, are really cool.

    good luck with the move!

    Reply
  • 2. Billie  |  July 16, 2009 at 12:23 pm

    Cute, cute, cute! Love the circles with shimmery stitching and the contrasting pattern inside!

    Reply

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