Thursday, June 27, 2013

Kate Spain Project



I have been enjoying the Kate Spain Blog Hop thru June and just happened to have won a gift certificate (for fabric) which allowed me to purchase some wonderful Serenade that I have been drooling over.


Beautiful butterflies, leafy vines and rich textures in great colour. And I knew what I wanted to use this Jelly Roll of Serenade for..........




A Bunny Hill Designs Jelly Bag.  I made one of these before and gifted it on, so I wanted a new Summer bag for carrying projects on trips, or packing for a picnic, even an outing to the beach.



Here's my Kate Spain Jelly Bag.  I chose the orange strips - a lovely color for Summer. The buttons (pattern calls for covered buttons) are lovely gifts from a friend from London - a perfect match - and I get to carry that friendship with me now.



And a large pocket on each side of the inside of the bag.


There were enough strips to make another Jelly Bag with the blue and purple.  Plus I made some of the Bunny Hill Designs Little Jelly Bags.  I had just one full strip on the orange butterflies and a couple of 2.5" squares left (and I am sure they will get used in a project) - I used my Serenade to it's fullest!

I will be linking up with  Blossom Heart Quilts  - please take a look at all the Kate Spain projects produced during the hop.

Sewingly Yours,
Sharon     

21 comments:

  1. I still think you have little elves that come in at night and sew all this stuff......giggle. Love it all.

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  2. Wow you really used that jelly roll up! Great bags! You are a very talented sewer!

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  3. oh Sharon your bag is so gorgeous,love that fabric,well done on such beautiful finishes.xx

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  4. I am a huge fan of orange and so that bag is a winner to me.

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  5. Your bag is GREAT!!! I love Kate Spain's fabrics...I made a little tote last summer from some of her fabrics...love those brights! :)

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  6. What a great chance to get some lovely fabric - and the bags you've made are lovley

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  7. Bunny Hill bag is my fav... but the others are great too! :)

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  8. That's a beautiful bag; the picture with your kitty in the background is super. You make lovely things. Nice choice of fabrics, too.

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  9. What a beautiful bag. Great pattern.

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  10. All your bags are beautiful! A great way to use your new fabrics : )
    You get so much done. Wow!

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  11. Sharon, how nice of you to use the blues to make one for me. Haha! I share your love of Serenade...just beautiful! Love seeing the furry in the picture, too! Have a pleasant weekend!

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  12. I love your bags. I would love to have one of your bags. I guess I will have to make it. Great finishes.

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  13. Kate Spain is one of my fav designers too. Love your bags

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  14. What fun bags! ~all of them are so cute and useful!

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  15. Great looking projects! I love the bag. Orange in my favorite color. Great choice.

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  16. Great projects! Makes me think I should make a bag. But then reality sets in and I know I have way too many other projects to work on first, lol. Enjoy your summer!

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  17. I have this pattern but never made it...you've reminded me!

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  18. Pretty bags, Sharon! I love this line of fabric - of course I do, it's Kate! - but I never would have thought of using it for purses! Whoop whoop!!

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  19. Wow! Fabulous effort!! Enjoy your new bags!!

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