Friday, August 5, 2011


I posted pictures of my version of a boho bag then kept looking at it and thinking it just didn't have enough pizazz.

I added 3 more trims and changed the lace piece. I added a very small one around the bottom and sides of the bag. Then I added the bright color fuschia and the long blue trim. The lace piece was from a lace cravat I have had for years. I used to wear this under a suit jacket to dress it up a bit. I changed the flower to a pearl pin and put the flower on the back.

See what you think. I used it today but it felt very floppy to me. I probably should have used some pellon but thought it would be too stiff. You can't win. This was my first one so hopefully I will get better. I will call this my practice piece. I really don't know if I like it any better then before.

The lace looks in the picture like it hangs below the bag but it doesn't. It was just the way I was holding it. It stops before the trim around the bottom.


Gerry Krueger said...

WQW Freda... what a difference... It is great. I bet people follow you around looking at it... Gerry

Maggi said...

What a fantastic job you have done on this. A bag that anyone would be delighted to carry.

Pat Winter said...

Now that's what I'm talking about!
Love it...I always think the more lace the better :-). I just finished another bag..had to improvise the fringe but I'm liking it.I have loved finding friends making these bags. Too cool.For those who are waiting for direction, I have the directions and pattern for the Boho in the Sept issue of the magazine...coming very soon.

Miss Gracie's House said...

I think it's pretty! I like the pop of pink...and the layers of lace, too.

Connie Eyberg Originals said...

Very pretty "practice piece" bag! You should use it with pride!