So I’ve finally done it – I’ve sewed a CURVE! I’ve tried this and failed before, but last night I stayed up and decided I wouldn’t sleep until I got it right. I made up a purse pattern on swedish tracing paper and practiced sewing it. Then, I took the dive and tried it on real fabric. I know this sounds silly, but I’ve really made it through 10 plus years of sewing without really having to sew much more than the minorest of curves, and never without a pattern. This was huge for me.
The print is from Amy’s Ginger Bliss line and from what I hear that whole line has been discontinued. Can it be? Ah, Amy, this fabric is so beautiful. I only just discovered your stuff a few short months ago – and already some of the prints I love are being discontinued? What will I do?
To me, this print has a Japanese feel to it, and so does this purse. I just had to put them together. I’ve named it the Akemi Bag after a friend of mine from college.
It’s back to straight sewing for me – this purse was way too hard.