Busy, busy, busy – patchwork bags

Since I’ve had a bit more time to myself recently I have been making some patchwork bags. the first is a cross body bag complete with a small external zipped pocket. It was the first time of using that particular way of doing the pocket and I almost ended up trapping the bag inside the pocket lining. A moment of panic and a quick bit of unpicking before it all got sorted out. The material is from some small charm squares bought in Canada in a shop near Banff on our way to Calgary so good to use it up.

The other items were a slouchy bag and a small purse to go with it. I love the colours. I made it from some fat quarters I bought in John Lewis in Sloane Square and I think they go rather well together.