Designing bags and purses using Peltex Stabilizer: Finishing off the Samples

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After almost two weeks I’m finally recovering from the flu. Thank goodness! I know there’s never a good time for being ill, but seriously – did it have to happen when I have soooo much going on.

One of the things I’m trying to finish is the editing of my first purse pattern using Peltex stabilizer (two more patterns to come). I did attempt to edit the pattern once or twice but messed it up so badly that I gave up till my flu-brain was better equipped to deal with whole sentences.

I did however finish off the final samples over the last couple of days and I just love the way they turned out.

This one is made using some beautiful overdyed silk scrap Kimono fabric from Laura Murray Designs. The combination of different colors really makes it special.

Peltex Purse Pattern

Peltex Purse Pattern

And I put an invisible snap on this one just to see how it would turn out. Works great!

Peltex Purse Pattern

And this is the sample I used for taking photos for the pattern.

Peltex Purse Pattern

Peltex Purse Pattern

I’ve used this fabric right throughout the process so I now have a whole set of clutches in different designs made with the same fabric. They are so cute!

Peltex Purse Pattern

So now I’m beginning to feel a little better, hopefully I’ll have this pattern wrapped up very shortly. I’ll keep you posted.

4 thoughts on “Designing bags and purses using Peltex Stabilizer: Finishing off the Samples”

  1. These are GORGEOUS! I want to make them all! I’m afraid that there are too few buttons on them but I can remedy that, lol!

    1. The great thing about simple design is that you can dress it up with anything – buttons are good 🙂

  2. They look beautiful! really love the fabric.
    Glad you’re starting to feel better too, Linda. It’s awful when something comes along like that and stops you in your tracks.


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