It all prompted me to blog my ‘Think Pink’ makes. Riley Blake Designs created the ‘Think Pink’ range to support breast cancer sufferers and a proportion of the profits have been donated to charity.
I loved the balconette bra design when I first saw it but didn’t buy it right away, when I did finally buy (from the Little Fabric Bazaar) it I had no immediate plans for it then when I was planning a trip I decided to make some lingerie bags.
I’ve made so many of the caddy bags and I’m sure I’ll make many more. This time I made the side pockets a bit deeper and added a button to the top of each pocket.
The drawstring bag is simple and straight forward with the balconette fabric as the main with the cream floral as a border and an aqua solid from my stash as the drawstring pocket (much the easiest way to add the drawstring).
The envelope style bag was just an idea that I enjoyed working out. I was happy with the result and can see it working in different sizes for a number of uses.
It’s lined with the floral and padded with a thin wadding so it feels lovely. With my old machine I would think hard about making buttonholes but with my lovely new Pfaff it’s so easy I don’t have to think about it at all. Buttons are no longer just for decoration.
I think I’ll be making lots more of this style too so I’ve written out the how to here.
So a nice little set of bags and an appropriate post for this week!
This week Jenna sent me a picture of her envelope bag made using the tutorial. Here it is. I’m thrilled to have one of my tutorials tried and tested.I love the fabric choices and it’s beautifully made. I know Jenna is giving it to a friend. I’d love it as a gift, hope she does too!