This is the second all-leather bag. It is made from a remnant and I had just enough. The leather is pebbly, like a basketball. I lined the flap with a piece of the bubblegum pink skirt that I have been saving. I love those two colours together.
Inside I used some great ‘bird’ fabric.
I have been using the red bag that is the same size as this one–the one I posted about a few days ago. I am finding the size to be perfect and am enjoying not being laden down with too much stuff.
This darling girl is our new daughter, Carissa. You see her here with another of the family’s treasures, my 91 year old mother, Morrison. We all feel so lucky to have this young woman in our lives. This afternoon I am going to a shower for Carissa. Below are her presents.
I made the apron and I’ve posted before about Heidi’s cookbook. (Btw, today’s blog recipe for quinoa, currant, dill and zuccchini looks amazing!) Also pictured is a peanut butter knife from Combermere and an icing spreader from Toyls of Labur, a small shop in Warkworth which sells goods from firms which have a long history. This icing spreader is made by a US firm, Lamson and Goodnow, which dates back to before the Civil War.
And here is how I wrapped everything up: