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.
I still think you have little elves that come in at night and sew all this stuff......giggle. Love it all.
Wow you really used that jelly roll up! Great bags! You are a very talented sewer!
Ooooooh! Lucky you!
oh Sharon your bag is so gorgeous,love that fabric,well done on such beautiful finishes.xx
I am a huge fan of orange and so that bag is a winner to me.
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! :)
What a great chance to get some lovely fabric - and the bags you've made are lovley
Bunny Hill bag is my fav... but the others are great too! :)
That's a beautiful bag; the picture with your kitty in the background is super. You make lovely things. Nice choice of fabrics, too.
What a beautiful bag. Great pattern.
your bags are all beauties!
All your bags are beautiful! A great way to use your new fabrics : )
You get so much done. Wow!
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!
I love your bags. I would love to have one of your bags. I guess I will have to make it. Great finishes.
Kate Spain is one of my fav designers too. Love your bags
What fun bags! ~all of them are so cute and useful!
Great looking projects! I love the bag. Orange in my favorite color. Great choice.
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!
I have this pattern but never made it...you've reminded me!
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!!
Wow! Fabulous effort!! Enjoy your new bags!!
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