Today was the sew-in with the Indy Modern Quilt Guild. I organized a vintage sheet fat quarter swap, and I'm pretty happy with my haul! I think the brown tones will end up in a project together, and the bright yellows and blues in another project, probably mixed with some solids (maybe aqua).
I also tried my hand at the Noodlehead Gathered Clutch today. I think it turned out really cute, but for some reason, I wasn't following the tutorial very well. I ripped out a couple rows of stitches when putting in the zipper.
But here she is! I used a Michael Miller Love Birds print, which I kinda love.
Inside is another Michael Miller print. For the front band, I used Echino.
The best tutorial I've found for sewing any kind of lined bag, with or without a zipper, is from the book Pretty Little Purses and Pouches. I refer to it over and over again when I can't seem to remember which layer goes which way.
How's your weekend go(sew)ing so far?