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By Di, Jan 3 2016 10:43AM

Now Xmas is over I can post pics of presents I made for my family.

I found these fabrics at during a visit to Crich. As always I didn't know what I would use them for, but I did have someone in mind. I tried a variety of colours for the lining, however this lilac polycotton worked really well. I made the pocket linings 2cm longer to create a mock binding at the top edge.

This fabric was also bought from Chemistry mad Alison at and I knew it was perfect for my Science teacher niece. I designed the bag to make use of the two designs. I was really pleased with the finished bag, it has carry handles and can be used over one shoulder or as a back pack.

I thought Xmas sewing was over .... then I got a call from another niece who had been let down with an internet purchase for her daughter .... I'll post when I have a pic of the finished article in situ!!!!!

Aug 30 2020 05:20PM by Katherine Jensen

Di, In looking at the Sept 2019 Threads magazine I noticed the photograph of you with a wonderful blouse on that has a great funnel like neck line and inner checked fabric layer. What pattern did you use for this top? Can imagine the insert is your own design.
Thank you for a response, Katherine Jensen, Cove, Oregon, USA

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