I've found it very difficult squeezing in any crafting lately, you see I'm one of those people who can't say no, which inevitably means I have neglected my poor blog whilst suffering terribly from 'crafting' withdrawals. And so to correct this I managed to throw caution to the wind yesterday and made my 2nd tweed bag.
I'm rather chuffed with how it turned out. Due to time constraints I find myself sticking to the same old pattern, as I know it like the back of my hand, however I did make a couple of subtle changes.
I used two different colours of material, making panels for the front and back of the bag before I could begin sewing it together, which I find the most exciting part. the other alteration was to the pleats, which are inwards instead of out.
The brooch is removable, and I couldn't decide where on the handbag it looks best ... top left or bottom middle ... oh decisions, decisions. :0)