Quilting Arts Gifts 2008 is out! Here is a sneak peek at the “Classic Evening Bags” I designed for this special issue. The article contains complete instructions for making them. There's still time to order your copy from Quilting Arts! Or you can wait and buy it on the newsstand in mid-September, but who wants to wait? It has tons of great projects to make and give (or keep!) this holiday season.
Here's the fun and funky yellow one I made with BasicGrey's new fabric line by Moda called “Urban Couture,” which comes out this fall:
And this wintery blue clutch using Lonni Rossi’s new “Paintbox Brights” collection for Andover:
And this purple one, probably my favorite (and my mom has her eye on it, too!):
In this shot, you can see the detailed stencil work I did with a marvelous feather stencil by Stewart-Gill, and Stewart-Gill's Alchemy fabric paint, and Lumiere fabric paint... and then hours of beading: