Several years ago I made a fabric purse for my sister-in-law Cherie. She always likes to have something that no one else has so I usually make her gifts. Cheryl, the owner of a really cute gift shop (Weeping Willow) Cherie shopped at, loved her bag and phoned me to show her any more I had. This began a great friendship and a wonderful adventure.
Cheryl always has great ideas and I went from purses to belts, hats, embellished jeans and tops, and skirts and jackets made from vintage tablecloths and bedspreads. Cherie and Cheryl think I can make anything they can think up which gave me the courage to go ahead and try. It's great to have friends and family who believe in you and they are my biggest cheerleaders.
My purses and bags are usually not structured or stiffened. I prefer a smushy kind of look that gives them their vintage look and feel. I like to…
- Joined November 2, 2007