Saturday, 26 January 2013

Ssssh, Its A Secret....

I have my Pretty Little Pouch Swap Partner (round 6, but first for me), and although I can't say who it is, I have to say I'm pleased to be making for someone that has great taste.  The colour and style choices are a little out of my comfort zone, being earthy tones in the vein of Orla Kiely, but I have managed to find a few things in my stash that are suitable (hopefully).
Pretty Little Pouch Swap
Not necessarily all of these, but some might
It's a quick turnaround swap (less than 2 weeks until I need to post), so as I don't have weeks to agonise over what to make, I decided to get started today.  
I was thinking I might do some more paper piecing and then I remembered how grumpy I was at the end of my Bee swap, so I decided to avoid it for now, and figured one of the lovely Anna Maria Horner's Feathers might be in order.  It's reduced in size (by about 50% I think), but is still a little larger than I intended, oh well, my lucky partner gets a larger pouch than planned, if it comes together ok.

So, this is what I have so far, what do you think?  It will actually be horizontal on the pouch, I think with some hand stitching, and there will be some other detail on the back of it.
Feathery Fun- Pretty Little Pouch Swap

Ange x

Plum and June

10 comments:

  1. Love it, and know that 'not quite as small as I was expecting' feeling!!!

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  2. I think those colours are going to be really nice. It's nice to get pushed out of our comfy space every now and then.
    E

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  3. Sounds like fun! Love the fabrics you have got ready.

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  4. I love your plans - earthy colours, Anna Maria Horner feathers - perfect!

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  5. Love the feather - I keep meaning to make one with all my scraps.....one day! How exciting, love swaps :) x

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  6. You cage dived with white sharks? How could anything in the sewing world be outside of your comfort zone? You are a wild woman!

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  7. Hi Ange,

    Clicked over from Plum and June. You caged dived with sharks? You are too awesome!

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  8. Clicking over from Plum and June. Cage diving with sharks? How fun?!? My life is so boring in comparison. :) I love your fabric pull, especially the Prince Charming!

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