Hi everyone! I hope you all had a fabulous Thanksgiving! 😀 The first of the month snuck up on me before I knew it, but December is here! November’s been great, considering I got to hold another giveaway, and my Etsy store got a huge update (along with lots of coupons to share) x3 It’s only too bad that I had to cut back on … Continue reading New Freebie and Updates for December!
This purse came about because I was in one of those moods again like with the Pretty in Plaid Purse project ^-~ I saw this lavender printed canvas and had the urge to make a sweet, feminine little purse that had a darling shape. The word sakura is Japanese for cherry blossom, and it’s the first thing I think of when I see adorable springtime colors like this lavender. So I couldn’t help but want to adorn it with beautiful cherry blossom petals and flowers as if they were cascading down from the top of the purse. The purse is just big enough to hold the essentials, so it’s great for a casual date and would work perfectly in lots of different colors and patterns! I imagine a red and black version would look oh-so-sophisticated ^w^
Woo! Finally had a chance to photograph some of the things I’ve been knitting on the side. This is the Floral Scarf, designed by Nicky Epstein, from the Holiday 2004 issue of Vogue Knitting. I remember buying this magazine from a huge lot of old Vogue Knittings from eBay. It was quite a fun adventure building up my magazine stash like that, so I’m incredibly glad that I got around to finally using the patterns.
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