Wednesday, 14 August 2013

scraps come together

Remember those little scrap strips from the last post?


 They were wrapped around some clothesline cord...( about 33metres of it )







Then stitched together ...using a zig zag stitch on my machine..
It grew... and grew ...





and grew some more!....













Until it was big enough....got some handles and became a bag!



All ready for an outing to the stitches and craft show in Newcastle tomorrow!

I followed instructions in a book called "It's a Wrap" by Susan Breier.

It certainly was a fun project and one I have been going to do for a few years now....
I love it so much...I think there will be a few more.
I just love using scraps...
I have always wanted to do a scrappy rug too.....stay tuned..it might be next!

Till next time
keep stitching
Floss


12 comments:

  1. Well done.... yours looks a lot prettier than the ugly one I made!! Lovely and strong though and good for holding lots of exciting things...
    Hugz

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  2. Oh Fionas is lovely I saw it in real life.....don't pay attention to her comment........so are you making one for me............

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  3. Oh it looks great, if I wasn't up to my eyeballs in projects that would be a definite. Have fun at the craft show

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  4. Fantastic Lea, I'm sure it will get lots of attention at the show. I like braided rugs too, I'll be interested to see what you come up with.

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  5. WOW... that's a fantastic result from scraps! You'll stand out in the crowd at the show. LOVE it! :)

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  6. Great Job your Bag looks Fabulous...looks awkward on the machine.
    cheers

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  7. It looks wonderful - bright and colourful- as well as sturdy. It will be much admired.

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  8. It looks great , love the green handles, fill it up at the craft show then....LOL

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