29 April 2014

A Lovely Year of Finishes April - Complete

Finally got some sun to be able to take pictures of my finished April goal for ALYOF.

Here is my finished Arabesque Bag, I made it with Joel Dewberry fabric from my stash.  I am very happy with how it turned out.  I also sprayed this bag with fabric protector to see if I can keep it clean a bit longer then my other fabric bags.  This was a very easy pattern and I am already thinking I will make up a few more in different fabrics.  Bag measures roughly 10" x 14" x 4".

I also refinished a wallet that I picked up at Goodwill.  I used a wombat print on organic cotton by Saffron Craig.  I used Heat n Bond Iron on Vinyl to make it last longer.   Next time I might just try the spray fabric protector as it was difficult getting the hardware back over the top of the wallet.    I know it is not everyones cup of tea but I wanted something different.   I used Aleene's Fast Grab Tacky Glue to hold the sides down.  I tried using E6000 glue but it would not stick to the wallet's surface.  So far the tacky glue seems to be holding up well.  

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  1. Congrats on your finish! I'm usually very matchy but I really like the peak of your pink zipper there. Cool!

  2. gorgeous bag! The fabric is lovely and I love the design