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.  


Thank you for stopping by and visiting.

Cheers,
Abby

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2 comments:

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

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

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