So, I need to figure out how to post more than 1 photo to a thread. Anyway, this is my first handbag. Black merino with silk hankies I dyed. It came out well, except I forgot to roll all directions (guess I made too many scarves before this!). It ended up too wide & I had to cut one side and hand stitch it back together on that side. IMG_0064 by zebrina1, on Flickr
I love your humor! Your purse is very beautiful despite your mishap. I love your use of silk hankies. The colors are wonderful. Did you lay your wool first, then simply lay hankies over the wool? You don't have to secure the hankie with any wool on top or around the edges of the hankies? Thanks for sharing the beautiful photo! Marie
Marie, I laid the outside hankies, then layed the wool on top, then laid the inside light green hankies. I followed the directions in Uniquely Felt. The hankies are so 'holey' that thay stay by themselves. I didn't have to lay any wool strands on them.
It is a learning experience. I keep trying new techniques. Thanks to all of you who recommended Uniquely Felt. It's been a real help in learning.
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