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These days were very busy for me. During the weekend we were in our friend's wedding which was beautiful and so special. They are a really matching couple with love and respect to each other and with a strong faith in God. 
My workplace is also busy in these days: conferences and reports... I am really greatful that tomorrow is Friday! And also ends the rainy cold wheather what we had during the whole week. :)
But now I would like to show you my other two bags from closer. 


The asymetric grey bag belongs to the mummy totes, which I posted a few days ago, because I made it on the same simple way. But as I have already mentioned I wanted a personalized piece for everybody. This bag has been made for my sister-in-law, who is a teacher, an artist but first of all she is a mother of four children. I have already showed here some projects which I had made for her dauhters. I have to tell you that my sister-in-law is the biggest fun of my project (besides my husband of course)! She is the first person who I show my running projects and we are talking about craft ideas. She is a creative mind, loves to paint and draw and has an MA in fine arts, so I really appreciate her advices and critics.


I added a little pin into the bag. Isn't is just cute? I saw lot of beautiful felt roses on the web and I have already made a few different, but no doubt this one was my favourite! It is simple and has a really unique looking.

The orange side bag was a little bit more complicated than the other ones, because it has a zips inside. To be honest with you I always feel difficult how to sew the zips in and I always tear it and start allover. Do you have the same problems?

Well, I love this bag also because it was partly an eco-friendly project. The lining was made from my husband's shirt. It was a non-fitting shirt, which I just hated. But he wasn't mad at all, I asked his permission... and this time before cutting :)


So here ends the story of my bags. I am so proud to myself, not just because my ladies loved their gifts it is also because I have learnt a lot of things. There is a phrase: 'practice makes perfect' so I keep on practicing!

Wish you a happy crafty time!

Comments

  1. First I LOVE your new header!!
    I hope it is still newish. :) And your orange bag is fantastic!! I never even try zippers so you are ahead of me! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Link It Up Thursday.

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  2. Wow it's a cool design. Also Nice blog you have! Have a nice weekend!

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  3. These bags are AWESOME! I just adore the colors you chose for them!
    Hope you will hop on over to my under 300 followers blog hop @ http://pinkapotamus.blogspot.com/2012/05/under-300-followers-blog-hop-2.html
    I am your newest follower~
    xoxo
    Amie @ Pinkapotamus

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  4. Love these bags. They are just great. I'm so bad at zippers that I have given up all hope. At least you keep trying. :)

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  5. ...and indeed you should be proud of your bags..great job. I LIKE< I LIKE
    ~jonell
    "Like Gramma's House

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  6. great photos! I would love it if we followed each other. I'll be following you through GFC!

    FashionSpot.ro

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  7. I love, love, love these! So trendy... Thanks so much for sharing!

    Have a great week!
    -Heather
    Stringtown Home

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  8. Hanni, I saw these handbags on another blog and immediately came over to follow your blog! I especially like the grey one with the floppy cream bow! So excited to be following along! =)
    Alesha <3
    http://tobless.blogspot.com

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