Sunday, February 12, 2006

Flowered Bus Bag

An FO for your enjoyment. This is my new "taking the bus to work" bag.

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The crocheted/felted section has been done for over a week, the lining is what really slowed me down. I'm still not 100% happy with it, but it will do for now.

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Lucy likes to pretend she's Ferdinand the Bull.

Close up of the flowers.

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That's a ladybug on the blue flower. I'm a firm believer that ladybugs should be included in projects whenever possible.

Depth perception.

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Materials -
Yarn - various wools I've accumulated (friend's grandma's attic yarn, e-bay yarn, actual LYS yarn, mystery yarn)
Lining - Joann's remnants with magnets sewn in for closure, cardboard in the bottom
Handle - J & P Coats Crochet Nylon. Makes a very good strap, hardly any stretch.

Except for the fabric and the magnets, everything was already in the stash. Even the ladybug.

An example that ladybugs make everything cooler.

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Vera said...

Your bag looks great! So cute!

Sarah said...

Your bag looks great!!!

Love the ladybug on the bag and the ladypig!

Heather said...

I love it, Pam. Turned out so cute!

Ashley said...

Yay for you. How CUTE! I love it, you wanna make me one?? Ha.

Creative Genius? said...

i love it i love it i love it!!! you are so talented it's crazy!!!

noricum said...

Great bag! And that ladybug piggy bank is adorable!

Lisa said...

Okay, I'm diggin' the funky bag. I would totally take that on the bus, to work, to the store, on vacation, to a restaraunt...

Love it!

The Shrone said...

Now that's a real Shrone bag! Love it! How incredibly groovy!

ladylinoleum said...

That is faboo! Love it. Love the colors, love the flora, love it, love it, love it!