Art Bags

Sewing with a curved needle

This week I’ve been trying to get back into work mode after taking a break over the holidays but I just can’t seem to do it! Having some down time was far too good and I want more! It wasn’t that I did absolutely nothing over the last couple of weeks, but it was mostly …

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Do you see what I see?

Continuing the sketchbook cover – I attached the lining by simply sewing it to the cover and then I trimmed close to the stitching, leaving the edges raw. As I was auditioning the fabric for the handles (because I want to be able to hang it from a hook on the wall so know where …

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Blush Art Bag

Some new work ahead – a new style art bag and a slightly new design process … Red is one of my favorite colors and this textured digital art design combines many of the beautiful shades of red, a rich and complex melange of warm colors which I’ve called “Blush”. I’ve always preferred to work …

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New Work: Reminisce

I’ve just finished a new art bag using one of my latest digital art designs called “Reminisce”. Isn’t she pretty? I can’t wait to take her out on my next shopping trip. And yes! I do actually use my art bags because they’re not only beautiful, but they’re designed to be functional as well. I …

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Art Bag: Geisha

It’s been a while since I posted any photos of my art bags but I’ve been quietly working away on a few new designs – this is one is called “Geisha” and I just love the way it turned out. As with all my art bags, this design is prepared using Photoshop Elements, than printed …

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“Daisy” Revisited

If you remember my recent post about The Making of “Daisy” The Art Bag, then you’ll recognize the design on this new art bag. This is “Daisy” Version 2. I just loved the “Daisy” design and wanted to try it out on a different bag shape so I chose the original (and my personal favorite) …

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