Color-block poodle pouch for Kelly 2014 by Speattle

Summary

Category:
Embroidery & Embellishments
Pattern:
V and co color block pouch
Status:
Complete
Started:
2014-06-01T00:00:00Z
Finished:
2014-06-02T00:00:00Z
Tutorial:
None

Description

This is a birthday gift for my sister inlaw.  She loves :poodle:s and has recently gotten a new :poodle: puppy.  She also loves to travel and I thought this was a good bag for taking things in a suitcase.

The pattern is from V and Co.  This is the largest of the 3 in the pattern measuring 9.5 by 7 inches.  I got the pattern from a vendors booth at a local quilt show and and bought a FQ bundle that included the fabrics used.

Now for the fun part...

Before assembling the bag completely, I embellished one side of the solid black with decorative stitches from my Pfaff Passport 2.0.  I didn't do any stitch adjustment, just used the default settings.  I did use embroidery threads  and stabilize the fabric with interfacing though.  I used colorful threads on the top and black in the bobbin.

At Urban Threads.com I found the :poodle: image and yesterday they were having a half-price sale so I got it for $1.50.  It is a light stitching file (my favorite), and I layered mylar beneath the black thread of the first step (:poodle: body).  I used a silver metallic thread for the dog tag and then a shiny fuschia for the details.  I love how this stitched out!  My sister in law has a whimsical style about her, and I think this is almost exactly what she would have drawn herself.

After embellishing the plain fabrics I assembled the bag as per pattern directions. There is a tiny bit of hand stitching at the end to make the top corners point nicely, but everything else is done via machine.

Pictures

Loves

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Comments

Siffstitch

This is just beautiful, and the poodle is perfect. Kelly will love it! And it really does look like something she'd draw.

I didn't know they got a new dog. Does it have a name yet?

Speattle

Siffstitch

Thank you. New dog is named "Jules". It is a little girl. poodle

Skynme

This is super cute! I just love that little poodle!!

sew_what

How cute! Poodles never go out of style.

HawkFan

Fabulous bag and the poodle puts it over the top!!

Speattle

HawkFan sew_what Skynme

Thank you all! poodle !

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