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Scrap Happy May

May 14, 2019

I first started participating in Scrap Happy in May 2018 and have posted every month since

so this is an anniversary of a sort

almost didn’t make it this month – only a very small project

this jacket was finished several years ago and a lady bought it at a studio tour

sorry for the bad picture, it is the only one I have

she came to the tour again in April and wanted a small bag she could wear around her neck

there were scraps of the fabric in the handwoven pile

in fact there might be enough to make myself a top

approximately four inches square

there was enough of the original yarns to twist a cord

the lining came from the scrap pile – the colours are perfect

the closing snap came from the sewing box – unfortunately it is black

the little mother-of-pearl button of course came from the button jar

now on to the next year – wonder if I can keep it up?

here are the links to other scrap happy people, taken from Kate’s  blog

 Kate (me!)Gun, TittiHeléneEvaSue, Nanette, Lynn, Lynda,
Birthe, Turid, Susan, Cathy, Debbierose, Tracy, Jill, Claire, JanKaren,
Moira, SandraLindaChrisNancy, Alys, Kerry, Claire, Johanna,
Joanne, Jon, HayleyDawn, Gwen, Connie, Bekki, Pauline and Sue L.

18 Comments leave one →
  1. Joanne S permalink
    May 17, 2019 12:56 pm

    What a pretty bag. Very clever use of scraps 🙂 Did you weave the fabric yourself?


  2. May 16, 2019 12:08 am

    that’s so lovely.


  3. Nanette permalink
    May 15, 2019 9:36 pm

    Gorgeous little bag!


  4. May 15, 2019 3:17 am

    A year already?! Wow–and you’ve made every month–very impressive. This project turned out great.


  5. May 14, 2019 2:57 pm

    That is a perfect ScrapHappyversary project 🙂 Lovely colour combinations and I love those tiny white tufts in the weave!


  6. May 14, 2019 1:13 pm

    I love the scrap happy idea!
    Maybe I shall try it too.


    • May 14, 2019 3:19 pm

      Kjerstin – you do it all the time and the Hittys would have fun thinking up new projects. Go to Kate’s blog and she can get you started.


  7. claire93 permalink
    May 14, 2019 12:50 pm

    that’s just perfect!


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