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InstructionsAnswering your questions about the purse pattern-- I don't have a pattern, but I can tell you how to make it!
I began with a square of lime green polka-dot cotton as the foundation fabric. I added concentric rings of printed fabric on top to form a sunburst design. The concentric fabric rings were prepared with Wonder Under, then cut out.
HOW TO MAKE THE SUNBURST RINGS: ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Funky, Hipster, Mod, Casual, Cute
Wide Variety of 16 x 16" Fabric Scraps Wonder Under
What was your inspiration?
I was inspired by Carol Ann Waugh's Stitch and Slash class.
Carol, I am doing a twist on your class and used wonder under to bond layers of fabric shapes to a foundation fabric.
I figure if I hadn't taken Carol Ann Waugh's Stitch and Slash class I might have missed her whole point of "NO RULES" and "NO MISTAKES". I'm taking what I learned from Carol's class about manipulating layers of fabric to create my own fabric. This is so exciting--like steam blowing out of my ears. I can hardly wait for the next sewing project to begin.
Love ya, Carol. Your ideas of mixing a variety of brighter colors, prints, and shapes have led me back to the 60's. I turned on my old tunes and grooved to Led Zeplin while stitching up this eye-blinking purse. Oh my, where are my shades?
What are you most proud of?
At the beginning of the year I was into the color of turquiose, and last month it was variations on the color orange. And guess what? Now I'm not afraid to use turquoise and orange together in the same project. Awesome!
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Play. Sew. Have Fun.