Welcome to another Handmade Monday!
What a week it’s been! The highlight for me, which you’ll know about if you’ve been following this blog, was of course meeting Theo Paphitis of Dragons’ Den fame. I won’t bore you yet again (if you’ve not read it yet and want to see what all the fuss is about I talked about it here and here – there’s lots of photos on the second link). I’m still buzzing though!
I’ve been asked for shots of the dress I wore as I ended up covering it up with a cardi on the day when the weather turned a bit cooler. Here it is – and it really did only just fit! I’m still losing weight and it is a very slow process!
The dress was an ankle-length one belonging to my mum way back in the 1960′s and I chopped it down. I used some of the offcuts to line a handbag, which I made in true scavenger style from an old skirt of my sister’s. Are you getting the impression my family offloads all their old stuff onto me? You could be right
The lining incorporates a few pockets too for business cards and phone, with room for a coin purse and my camera.
I’m going to get the pattern for the bag together as a downloadable file – do you think other people might be interested in making one?
Meanwhile, leave your craft blog link and we can all do some well-earned blog-hopping with a cup of tea (or maybe something stronger!)