I've had two special bags to make this week - both for a lady I work with. She ordered them a few weeks ago but didn't want them until her birthday, which is today. I don't take custom orders these days due to my hecticness, but I made an exception for her, and it was great having lots of time to
I've been designing a new bag. It's been in my head and keeping me awake at nights as I tried to work out how to constuct it. Finally I'd had enough of the thinking and got up very early on Sunday morning. Out came the paper, the pins and the ruler, and finally, after an hour, I got it. It was all angles, and I'm proud of myself given geometry is not my strong suit. I'll be making the fabric version this week and testing it out.
I sewed for most of the rest of Sunday, but when it came time to list the bags that afternoon I was burnt out and chose sleep instead. Tonight I had a little time to finally update my shop. Gosh, what a hard slog listing stuff on Etsy can be sometimes, especially when you're tired and you just want to go to bed!
More creative spaces over at Kirsty's.