Sunday, May 07, 2006

whiplash - my version of chic to classic





whipup


This skirt has been hanging in my laundry room for 3 years ... how do I know? Because it was next to a pink satin dress that my daughter last wore when she was in preschool. I've always loved the print and the style, but after two babies it became too ...stressful... to wear. Unable to deal with it (or part with it) it was banished downstairs.

Today it was decided it could live again as a spring purse. After seeing all those images from Japanese crafting books, I wanted to make one too...I absolutely love it! I put my own spin on it, giving it a quilted interior. I can't stand floppy purses! It is the perfect size for warmer weather.

Sorry for the weirdness of the pictures, I'm still (and probably for awhile) learning about the placement of them after uploading. They never end up where I expect them too!

6 comments:

Ali said...

What a lovely bag your skirt made. I like your interfretation of the theme too so good luck with whiplash.

Melissa said...

Looks great. I swear I have a skirt that looks just like that (and would look better as a bag at this point given how it fits!)

creative kismet said...

I love making old into new! It's a very beautiful bag! Very well done!!

Cynthia said...

Great re-purposing!

Maitreya said...

It's very cute!

lindiepindie said...

Wow - you did a great job with that bag, considering you only recently started sewing again...or so you claim. :o)