Blog readers may remember my doily refashioned clutch bag:
I thought it might be a nice idea to customise bags as gifts for my friends birthdays, rather than buying new 'stuff'. In similar style to my clutch bag, I used doilys with bits and pieces from my sewing box to make plain handbags look prettier. Now the gifts have found their way to my friends' homes, I can blog about them...
Savers helped me out with a doily and handbags:
I used an unused necklace (also in above picture), buttons, scraps of fabric and cut up the doily to recreate as follows:
Quite simple really, but as one of my friend said 'I love it 'cause no one else will have it!' which is great to hear!