1.28.2010

Creative Corner...owl bag {whoot!}

Several months ago I was in Target and found this little bag in the dollar spot. It was in a section marked 75% off...so I got it for ONLY 25 cents! I thought the style was cute {and would be a good size for Little Bit} but wasn't crazy about the image on it...a great candidate for some altering!I am a little obsessed with cutesy owls right now. So what better to applique on the bag! I sketched a pattern, making sure it was large enough to cover the image already there. I used mostly felt for the owl but wanted to tie the colors together somehow. The cute dot print was perfect for that. It was just some cotton fabric I had on hand. It worked great for the wings! I whip stitched it all on the bag with embroidery thread.

Then I added some Basic Grey buttons to enhance the eyes and tied some ribbon for a bow. {I wanted to make sure she was girlie!} I just love how it turned out! Here is a close up...

Little Bit loves her new bag and is having a blast "shopping" and filling it up! {I did have a thought to add her name across the band at the top of the bag...but that will have to come later!}

3 comments:

JenMarie said...

Eeeek...CUTE!!!

Jamie Kaufmann said...

hey, my comment earlier didn't take. i SAID...this is super!!! teach me how to sew!

hol said...

Cute, cute, cute!!