Strawberry Harvest


On Instagram they are a lot of stitchers that are making project bags.
Looks like the fashion tendence on the cross stitch world right now.

Years ago I made some of this bags, like this one. And this one is 100% hand made, hand sew.

So, why not try to make a project bag with zipper!

First, let me show you my stitching piece:

Design by Barbara Ana Designs – Strawberry Harvest.
Stitched on 40 count linen hand dyed by me with DMC threads.

A small piece, but very lovely!

And now the project bag:

I have my sewing machine since the end of 2014, and I learned to sew by myself (with some help of sewing tutorials on youtube).
I’m really very happy how it turn out. Is not perfect I know. I need to improve a lot.

Tutorials on youtube, if you want to try to make one of this bags:

For the project bag I used two fabrics, a cotton stars/dots fabric and a cotton rose pink; white batting and a pink zipper.

It’ s all for today! Thanks for visiting!

Happy stitching,

Picking Up Fruits

Hi there!
Time for a new post after the photobucket 3rd party hosting saga.
My blog is now fixed, I just need to fix the other blogs that I’m part of…

Anyway, time for show my recent piece.

Design by Barbara Ana Designs – Picking Up Fruits from the magazine Punch Needle and Primitive Stitcher Magazine (2017 Summer Issue).
Stitched on 40 count Grey Sand linen by xJudesign with DMC floss.
Mounted on a jewelry box that I painted; cotton fabric from Tilda, 2014 Spring Collection called Bird Bluegrey.

Have a wonderful weekend!
Happy stitching,

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