This is my Midtown Sowz Earz bag, which I actually finished a few weeks back and have been using at the condo. I find that it is just the right size for a pair of sunglasses, a small change purse, my keys and my camera.
It is also an "Ortwork" Quilted Bag a la Nellie Durand, being composed of many bits and pieces of my hand-dyed silks, all quilted together under a sheet of black tulle. I love this technique. The lining is a brilliant chartreuse with a little pocket in bright orange. It pretty much glows in the dark!! LOL
This is a little bag made of soy silk fusion:
I've quilted it, put two buttonholes at the fold at the top, and then threaded the gold cording through. There is a snap under the button. It is also lined in chartreuse silk, with gold dragonflies stamped on it.
Here's a journal covered with soy silk fusion with inclusions added:
I've left those wonderful wispy edges of the fusion, and sewn a hand dyed silk ribbon at the spine as a marker.
This is the second journal cover that I made this morning:
I just loved the inclusions in this white piece...some rose petals from my Valentines bouquet and some dried money plant from my garden. I didn't quite have enough of the white left over to cover the journal, so I attached some purplish/blue fusion that remained from yesterday's lingerie bag. I also had some purple ribbon remaining from another project, so I added that as a marker. Here's the inside:
It's been a fun, fun morning.............and now I'm going to go have a bite of lunch. Want to join me?