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Hi, my name is Maria and I'm from Bulgaria. I have an arts degree, majoring in fine art. I am mainly a painter and interior decorator, but I love sewing and designing. I've been sewing as long as I ...
Hi, my name is Maria and I'm from Bulgaria. I have an arts degree, majoring in fine art. I am mainly a painter and interior decorator, but I love sewing and designing. I've been sewing as long as I can remember. As a child dresses for my dolls, later clothes for me and my sister on my mom's sewing machine. I bought my first sewing machine more than 10 years ago. Last year I add an overlocking sewing machine to my home atelier.
On Oct 27, 2009 I opened my online shop on Etsy called DELINDA BOUTIQUE which goes pretty well lately. I started selling pillow covers and art. Later I added bags and prints. Now I found Craftsy and I'm so happy to share my ideas here!
This is a great tote bag large enough to fit all you need.
*One main compartment interior lined with cotton and taffeta in brown.
*One red pocket inside.
*Closes with a magnetic snap.
*An embroidered floral accent is added as a final touch on the front side.
This original design allows mixing fabrics and colors so
you can achieve a more formal or extravagant look.
For the beige tote I(tm)ve chosen coordinating patterns of a
tapestry fabric. I used floral one for the upper part of the
body of the bag and striped one for the bottom part and
the handle. Lining in beige.
Most of the contemporary fabrics come in collections
combining solid color, stripe and floral versions of one
and the same material. This way your options are
unlimited and your quality and professional looking
result is guaranteed because all the parts of your bag
will fit perfectly in color and thickness.
For the green tote I(tm)ve chosen to merge the upper and
bottom parts of the exterior pattern. This way I had
enough space for decoration. I added free flowing pin
tuck lines all around the bag and a floral print on the
front side. I used here two fabrics - green linen and
The present tutorial follows the sewing of the tote in
raspberry red and dark chocolate brown. The large size
of the bag and the fact that both fabrics were in solid
colors allowed me to add decoration again - simple
embroidered floral accent on the front side. Lining in
You are welcome to sell the finished items on handmade websites or local craft markets but you must credit or link to Delinda Boutique.