Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Silk Ribbon Coin Purse Finish

The finishing directions for this kit were rather skimpy. A diagram on how to attach the fabric to the clasp would have been nice.
 
 

On my own, I was able to add a lining and I figured out how to attach it to the framing.  The lining is a kimono silk.  I made a thin cording for the handle.
 




Another finish!

5 comments:

  1. Pamela, that's gorgeous, You are a textile engineer!
    Your silk embroidery is lovely.

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  2. Beautiful. I've never tried ribbon embroidery. Perhaps one day I will try - I like thus colour and design and a kit sounds a good idea.

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  3. I know how tricky it can be to attache the metal 'mouth' of the purse to the fabric. Then I bought a Japanese 'mouth' and there were good illustrations that made it very clear. WRITTEN instructions can be so difficult to interpret into pictures. Anyway, you did a great job and the purse is beautiful inside and out. One project off your list!

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  4. The purse looks great. Wonderful finish.
    Greetings, Manuela

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  5. the purse is real beauty, what a job you have done. take care Jaana

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