Tuesday, February 22, 2011

A new travelling bag

Finally I have been able to sew again. Not much, but enough to keep me from going totally insane :) Days without sewing is not fun, but right now it was really important to relax and get my head back on place. But a whole week with no sewing.........booooooooooooooooring:)

Some time ago I started to make myself a new travelling bag. And the last days I have done the last finishing details on it. I have added some new things on this bag that was not in the pattern. Now I have a new bag when I travel to the Norwegian annual quilt meeting in march.

I am so proud that I have made this bag just out of fabrics from my stash. The only thing I had to buy was the habalon batting inside the bag. The one I had was just a little too short for this bag. Perhaps I should make some makeup purses or drawstring bags to go with it too???? I have some scraps left, and it would have been fun to have used all of it :)

Rusken have found himself a new favorite place.

Wonder why there is so much cat hair on my fabrics :)

Saying for today:

Purring would seem to be,
in her case, an automatic safety valve device
for dealing with happiness overflow.

~Monica Edwards


Nadine said...

I'm so sorry, May Britt, life caught me up and I missed your last posts... Now I do hope your neck will soon get better, I know how painful this must be. Take care and be patient, it's important.
AND, by the way, your new bag is sensational ! Congratulations ;>)


Andrea said...

Oh yes - your bag turned out wonderfully. Really worth all the work you put into it. You will be the bag queen of the quilt meeting :-) xxx

Sigrun said...

Gratulerer med ny veske!. Den ble kjempefin. Godt at du er blitt så bra et du kan sy litt igjen.

Josie said...

Your bag is gorgeous and so beautifully made too. I am always inspired by your work.
Hope you are well enough to be able to stitch again soon.
Take care.

requilt said...

Your bag is just so wonderful!

Hanne-Kristine said...

Godt å høre at du e på "syere`n igjen" :)
Reisevesken din ble lekker og litt tilbehør er alltid kjekt å ha.....
Riktig god tur i mars og fortsatt god bedring.

Chocolate Cat said...

Glad you have been able to do a little bit of sewing. Your bag is beautiful, you will enjoy using it and be the envy of everyone!!! Oh Rusken you are so cute!!

Med kjæleik til livet said...

kor fine veske ;)

eg holder på med ei annaka veske - og det går sakte framover - men håper den blir ferdig til helga - for da drar eg til london ;)

tirsdagsklemma fra monika

Flittige hender said...

Denne ble kjempe fin - lekker :0)

Maree: said...

Glad to hear you are on the mend...Your new Bag is Lovely.

Laila said...

Hi. your bag looks great ,-)

Lynda said...

Beautiful bag May Britt. I was happy to read you are on the mend.

a Matula ikrek said...

We are glad seeing you sewing again!
That bag is soooo ... oh, sorry, there are every good words written already for that! :o)

Kris Meares - Tag Along Teddies said...

Hey May Britt! your carry bag looks FABULOUS! Well done! :0) And so good to hear that your neck is feeling good enough to allow you sew again ... a very good way to tell if a stitcher is on the mend! :0) Enjoy getting back into your stitching, but don't overdo ... we want to see lots more goodies from your sewing room! :0) Bear Hugs! KRIS

Quiliting in Mequon said...

Hi May... I am glad you are feeling better to sew... I just love your bag.. I love Ruskin new hideing place... My cats are everywhere as well ... I just tell everyone when ther is cat hair on my fabric that I take my cats everywhere with me... LOL

Talin's Corner said...

Your traveling bag looks great. Were you actually brave enough to put it in the snow?

Radka said...

I am glad to see that you are better:)) I like your new bag a lot, well done!

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