Sunday, July 11, 2010

Plus one

Ah, when will I learn about trying to fit way too much into a limited time? Never it seems. I decided to sew this wristlet for a good friend who was nice enough to accompany me to a wedding as my plus one -- the morning before the wedding. Trying to figure out a new pattern under a tight timeline does not make for relaxed sewing. I got it finished in the end, but not quite as nicely as I would have liked. From a distance with squinted eyes it looks OK. The colours are quite lovely from a mixed bag of bits I got at a fabric shop in Burlington, Vt., and I added pink grosgrain ribbon for a nice detail.

If you want to make one yourself, here's the pattern:

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