Added Dec 19, 2012
I made these two backpacks for christmas gifts this year in an attempt to get more handmade items in to the season. One is made from a plain cotton and cotton canvas for the straps while the other is made from a mixture of left over fabrics – one I don’t know which is thick and shiny on one side and matte on the other, a viscose rayon (excuse my bad danish translation) and a matte satin. I made pompoms and used the wool to make the tie through the top of the bag.
Links to tutorials and the like on my blog – http://alaamelia.wordpress.com/2012/12/19/its-the-most-wonderful-time-of-the-year/
As mentioned above
Plan a weekend getaway in these sweater dresses and furry accessories.
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Clothingengineer made a classic trench in Pantone's 2014 color of the year. Take a look!
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