Thursday, October 31, 2013

A Plethora of Peculiar Projects- Part 11 ('Chicken Drumsticks' Purse)

Laying out layers of wool roving...



...and wetting them out... 
 
...to make a soft pre-felt.

 
The flared shape of the purse was actually chosen...

...to use as much as possible of the finished pre-felt rectangle.

 
Stitching a pocket to the inside of side one.

 

Fashioning a foam resist...

...just slightly smaller than the two pre-felt pieces...


 
...which will comprise the front and back of the purse.



Adding a flap to side two.

 
Since I make a lot of purses (grin)...

...I'm always on the lookout for a simple strap or strap attachment...

...(see my other most recent innovation here).

This time, utilizing as much as I could of a finished rectangle of pre-felt...

...I set out to make another strap insertion which would allow for easy attachment.

Next time: I fashion the 'chicken drumsticks'.

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9 comments:

FeltersJourney said...

Looking forward to seeing what the 'chicken drumsticks' are for :)
xx

Rachel said...

It's sounding very ingenious!

Heather Woollove said...

Deborah- Mwahahahah (said in a ghoulish voice)...it's another 3-parter! :)
Rachel-Unfortunately, the idea was...but the execution?
Not so much. :(

Karolina Zienkiewicz said...

Piękne kolory. W pochmurne dni na pewno poprawi humor.

Heather Woollove said...

Karolina-It's funny, because the felt photographed as purple in one light and blue in another!

WonderWhyGal said...

Intrigued by this design. Looking forward to the next post.

Heather Woollove said...

Thanks, Andrea!

Sandra Knapp said...

Chicken drumsticks eh? OK, I'll be patient and see what you come up with. I'm sure it will end up looking just great. Everything else has, so far. :)

Heather Woollove said...

Sandie-I'm afraid that in this case, your confidence in me is misplaced! ;)