My Knitting Bag

Today I refinished a vintage knitting/sewing bag that I got a couple of years ago in the US, the original fabric was a quilted polyester in a country blue print.

I took the original bag apart and used it to make pattern pieces, for both the new outer fabric and the lining. For my new fabric, I used an antique grain sack I found on eBay, and for the lining I just used some Irish linen that I had in my stash.

I added some hand sewn details in blue embroidery floss, because I didn’t want any machine stitching showing, and I thought it would look more antique this way.

Now that I have my knitting basket in order, I can have my latest project near me, and maybe I’ll work on it more often!


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  4 comments for “My Knitting Bag

  1. August 9, 2013 at 12:57 am

    Lovely!

  2. August 9, 2013 at 1:18 am

    The linen looks great.

    • August 9, 2013 at 11:10 pm

      Thanks! I really like it too, I wish it didn’t cost so stink’n much, or else I would make everything out of it!

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