I have made a few bags before but knew that I had A LOT to learn about finishing things off nicely, using interfacing and other tools of the trade.
Nikki's studio was literally dripping with gorgeous samples and inspiration ..
Nikki is an excellent teacher. Always encouraging and always with a clever little trick to teach.
Here we are busily working away ....
Here's my work area .... do you detect a bit of a colour theme? (I'm so predictable!!)
Nikki was also a very patient and calm teacher ... even when I accidentally steamed up her cutting mat causing it to buckle. QUICK .... get the weights on to it!!!! (Coolest weights ever!)
And here are some of our finished products:
|Can you guess who this belongs to? He he!|
Thanks Nikki for a gorgeous day. I learned so much and had a lovely time doing it.
Nikki and Cathy have more shots in their blog posts. (You MUST check out Cathy's gorgeous bag. Somehow I managed not to get a shot of her gorgeous fabric).
Have a lovely Tuesday and try to drop by again tomorrow for a book review and GIVEAWAY!!