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It Was a Sewing Kind of Day

As much as I am loving my chicken purse, and I am LOVING it, it was so difficult to find anything within its vast inner cavern. So, I picked up some coordinating fabrics at Joann’s and dug out my sewing machine. First I made a wallet, riffing (as I tend to do) on this tutorial from Babyangel. (I used her alternate zipper instructions, found here.)


(top-stitching a pocket)


(completed wallet, unfolded)


(completed wallet folded and in better light)

It just needs a snap or some other form of closure. I am so thrilled with how it came out!

Then I got some fabric bits leftover from making knitting project bags and made something else.


(I love that fabric.)


What is it you ask?


It’s one of these, of course!

And it works smashingly!


(inside the henbag).

Whew! A wonderful and productive sewing day!

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7 thoughts on “It Was a Sewing Kind of Day

  1. That is so very cool. I *really* need to get a decent sewing machine again and get back into sewing. You and Weaver are inspiring me.

  2. I almost called you when I pulled out my machine to see if we should have a “sit and sew” :) Tomorrow, I’m going to finish hat number 2!!!

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