Wednesday, August 31, 2016

A New Bag

My Gabby Bag is off to its new owner. With luck it will arrive today. Canada Post is no longer threatening job action, so I sent it off on Monday.

Meanwhile, I got back to my Gondola Shawl.

I am  a bit behind, but I have finished part 2 and am well into part 3. There are only 4 parts in total. I think this small shawl will make a bright scarf in the fall.

I also got a new bag cut out. I always marvel at how many pieces it takes to make a bag.  since many of the pieces are very nearly the same size, I find it is essential to label all the pieces.

This is another Two-Timing Tote, designed by Bethany at Sweet Bee Buzzings.

This bag is a commission and the fabric came from my friend's stash. She wanted green, and what piece will be used where was somewhat determined by the sizes of the pieces she had in her stash. I need to fuse interfacing to all these pieces, and tomorrow is suppose to be cool, so I think this will work out well. I also need to make 2 1/2 metres of piping. Not a hard job, just a bit tedious. After those tasks are done, the fun of sewing it all together starts.

For the kitten fans, I managed to catch 2 of my 3 busy little boys.

I think Stewart is plotting his next bit of mischief.

I caught Dave at naptime, his look says "What?"

Gerry had temporarily gone to wherever it is that kittens go when they don't want to be found.

They are nearly double the size they were when they arrived, four weeks ago. I expect they will graduate to Adoption soon.


  1. Your shawl reminds me of strawberry jam, in a nice way of course! I love your friend's green fabrics, they will make a colourful bag. Oh wow, those kitties have certainly grown but they are still very very cute!

  2. lovely greens, fantastic pattern, But for today I chose Dave and Stewart combined for " First Place" in my eyes.

  3. Oh, Stewart is adorable! Love the knitting and the bag, too, BUT you have to know those kittens are going to steal the show!

  4. Oh those kittens are adorable! I would adopt any of them. Love your bags and knitting too. You do like tough projects, don't you?

  5. That shawl is not even done yet and it looks stunning!

  6. I too like your shawl. Your tote patterns and colour are very nice. Please show us more!

    Thank you for posting to TN&TN's WIP Wednesday!

  7. I love what the variegated yarn is doing in that shawl.

    Thanks for linking up with Needlework Tuesday,