Thursday, July 31, 2008

Twilight.......The Purse!

I have a friend named Shasta. Was she named after the Soda???
I say Nay Nay!!!
She was named after the world famous Liger, Shasta.
She told me this story,...but she didn't seem very happy about it!
I digress.

Shasta is the friend that owns the fabric store. She is also a huge fan of the Twilight series of books.
To celebrate the release of the 4th book she is hosting a party Friday night. This will not be an average party....nothing Shasta does is average....It will be over the top!
She is hoping to have door prizes for everyone there. I know that she has made several quilts, she has someone making bracelets, purses, and other cool things.
She sent me home from her shop, on Tuesday, with about 8 bolts of black, white, and red fabrics. She asked me to make at least 5 purses for the party!
This is what I have so far (Thursday night):

This first purse is my own pattern. She has some great buttons! I couldn't resist!

The second purse is J Coroline's Hobo bag. It's the first time I've used the pattern, and I L.O.V.E it!!!

The third one is the Everything Bag. The tutorial is found on Sew Mama Sews blog.
It is a fun, and easy bag to make.
The big square button is my fave.
Now back to sewing!!! At least 2 more to get done before the party!!!

16 comments:

Natalie* said...

amazing... i had a wax shasta --you know, the ones that they make if you put in 3 quarters... but they always have bubbles in them and never turn out?!

the ladies of b6 will be attending the midnight book release. cannot wait!

Busty LaRue said...

That is freakin' awesome she is named after the Liger!! I thought for sure it was the soda pop!

As for your purses: HOLY COW lady, you are so creative!! And those buttons are super cute. Between you and Angel your stuff will be the hit of the party!

Cocoa said...

I am totally in love with the hobo bag. Have fun at the party!

jellybelly*jellybrain said...

Wow! You've been busy!
Where do you find the time?
Oh I know ... the house looks like a hurrican hit, right?

Molly said...

It's a good thing this party is late, I think some of the prizes are going to be very freshly finished! I hope my mom wins one of your bags!

Scrappinfor3 said...

Wow! Where do you find the time? And why can't I live closer so I could come??? Do you sleep? (Oh, that's right. . how could you sleep with various children climbing in your bed?? Tee hee!) You ROCK!

Bonny said...

I LOVE the second one...mostly red. i did bag for that too! the amy butler birdie sling! have fun at the party!

coryshay said...

wow...what a great way to say I heart Edward! Cute bags! If thet gave those out at B&N I would definitely be there at midnight!

Blakely said...

Sounds like a great party!

Melanie said...

I want to be on the guest list for that party..do you have to be in her"Purchase $500.00 or More Club?"

Hey It's Di said...

I'm excited for the party too! I'm hoping to score there...a prize that is:)

petersons said...

Dang! Sorry my kids are there to help get in your way today! Good luck w/ gettin all done. You will, you are amazing.

Adrienne said...

Man oh man ... could you tell her to open a shop in VA! Those purses are awesome - all different and adorable!

Lisa said...

Love those bags!

I had a wax Shasta too!! My sisters and I tried to eat it thinking it would be like the wax lips at Halloween time. It wasn't.

Barb said...

If it weren't for the hundreds of miles, I'd so be there!!! Beautiful bags. I couldn't pick a favorite if I had to!

claimthemountain said...

I LOVE THESE BAGS!!!!