Friday, April 26, 2013
BAGS BAGS BAGS - OF MY BLOGGER FRIENDS
Many of my blogger friends create bags. I am often amazed on how the style and design of each one is different from the others, but how their bags are all useful, practical, masterly executed, and very beautiful.
Wanda from California USA, and Clare from South Africa, are mainly wonderful painters, but they will make a bag occasionally in their charming special ways.
Lori, from Georgia USA, is a bag maker using mostly recycled leather, which she combines with other materials. Her bags and pouches are sometimes decorated with simple rustic applications, often depicting flowers. But she is equally talented in drawing, lettering and painting, I so do admire her sketch books, I love her preciseness.
Hilde from Norway, oh she is such a versatile person, she does so many things, like gardening, manufacturing soap and potions, and dyeing yarn with natural materials. Then she uses it, knitting and crocheting hats, mittens, socks, pillows, blankets, and bags. She loves granny squares.
Damjana, her homeland is Slovenia, currently she lives in France, she has two small sweet children. I follow her blog for a long time. She really has her own style of very pretty bags and pouches, and she likes to try new combinations. I am very fond of her key chains of sweet little embroidered houses.
Elisa from Florida USA, is a very professional bag maker. She uses high quality fabrics, like for example handwoven Harris Tweed wool from Scotland. Her trademark are the white or light colored animal and flower appliques on her bags, wristlets and clutches. I need to mention her beloved kitty Anni, she is such a dear cat.
Mary is from California USA, and she makes everything. Look at all the whimsical animals, flowers and hearts in her delightful blog. Once in a while she will make a pretty little colorful bag, like this one, out of whatever she has on hand.
And then there are Lisa from Washington USA, and Dawn, my American friend, living in Germany. Their bags are bohemian, full of vintage fabric, of lace and beads and buttons, and dreams. Their materials are similar, their style is unique.
All of them are wonderful lovely women, and they are designers, constructors, creators, sewers, crocheters and knitters of bags, pouches, clutches and wristlets, done with soul and heart and passion. Oh no, they are not confined to those, visit their blogs and you will find out...
The photos of the bags are original and copyrighted by their owners.