Monday, September 19, 2011

For the Love of Fabric & Friends

Have I mentioned how much I love Etsuko Fuyura fabric?  Yes, a million times!  I'll make it one million and one...I love Etsuko Fuyura fabric!  You might remember that I used it to make a a purse for my daughter a few months ago.  This past weekend, a dear friend sent me a little box of goodies, which included an Echino Ni-Co 2011 by Etsuko Furuya Natural fat quarter bundle!  Heaven!  I chose the first FQ to make myself a pair of slippers.  I think they are beyond awesome!

I used Simplicity 2278 for my slippers.  I stayed true to the pattern, however I chose not to use Jiffy Grip for the bottoms.  Instead, I used a suede-like fabric.  My feet will be toasty and look good during my hospital stay next week!  Who said you can't look hip and trendy when you are getting a new knee?  (Would have been funnier if I was getting a new hip instead of a knee!)  Thanks again to my friend for my treasure box.  You know who you are and just how great you are!

I completed a few more bags and added them to my Etsy Shop.  The image transfers turned out great.  The first bag is coin purse size.  Doesn't Nixon look cool?  The other two are flat bottom cosmetic bags.  Who doesn't love bras and shoes?

Thanks for the great feedback about my iPad Curse!  Writing up a tutorial for one is on my list of things to get done before next week.  So, stay tuned!

Tootles for now!
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Heather and Kathy said...

I love your new slippers! How cool!!!! I love the new fabrics that you received!


Cyndi said...

Wow, Angi, those slippers are AWESOME! I love them! Was that a hard pattern? I might have to make myself some of those. And you are definitely going to be stylin' in those in the hospital! :o) One thing is for one else will have a pair like them!

Both of those zip bags turned out Nixon, but I really love the bras & shoes cool!

Hang in there...and I'll write soon!

Love ya,


Lynne Williams said...

Love the "look for the magic inside" nicely done!

DeeDee said...

Wow your shop is filling up quickly.. I have my eye on one I need it... now come on payday.. hope it it still there...great bags Angela... and oh yes..I love them slippers... god luck on your surgery too... :D

Sherry Edwards said...

Hello Angela! I've been missing all the wonderful creations on your blog (I don't know why blogger doesn't recognise your blog on my dashboard) I love your little purses - the image choices and transfers are supreme. Love your ipad bag too.

Best of luck for your knee op - and you'll be the star of the show in those fabby slippers - what great fabric it is.

Take care xxx

Dosfishes at Sparkle Days Studios said...

Those fabrics are just precious. Lillte cars rolling on little feet, fab slippers.....your new zip bags make me smile, a wry sense of humor you have. xox Corrine

Mami Made It said...

You are right! The fabrics are lovely!

Rosemary said...

Oh, those slippers are AMAZING. You are stylin', lady. I haven't been able to stop by in so long and I miss your cheerful posts and the eye candy you provide. I'm sorry about your need for surgery. I hope that it goes perfectly and that you're rehabbing before you know it!

debi said...

Angela, your slippers and bags are so cute! Love the fabrics!

You will definitely look hip and cool wearing those fun slippers.

Wishing you all the best with your knee replacement surgery! And praying you have a speedy recovery.
Hugs, Debi