Wednesday, 30 April 2008

Threads Galore!

Question: What does 130 bobbins of assorted thread look like?

Answer: Errrrm a little like this!! This is what happens when you let me loose on Ebay to purchase shinny new colourful threads like these!! :o))

Cant wait to get sewing with out more bags coming your way!!

Sunday, 20 April 2008

Scrummy Fabric!!

Just had to post this picture! This is my current collection of fabrics, some women have shoe collections, some bags (well me too for both) but I think you can say that I have just a tiny little obsession with fabric.
I just cant help myself especially when its as scrummy at these babies below!! ;o)

Paper and String

Look at this collection of gorgeous felt!!! I know :o) GORGEOUS!!!!
If you are looking for the best selection of colours at a great price visit this website is fantastic. Check out the softies she makes (my fav is the monkeys, I own one now!!) Just want to say thank god I found your website Sarah, lots of future orders coming your way. Keep on felting!!! thank you.....

Fabric Tags

I also found a great tip on the net for making my own fabric labels to sew into my finished bags, so simple but so effective. I'm so pleased how they turned out. I will post a 'how to' when I get 5 I'm sure someone out there will be looking for the same solution. Take a look at them, aren't they fantastic!!

Saturday, 19 April 2008

New Laptop Bag Prototype!!

Wow, what a busy weekend I've had.....trying to catch up on all of those to do's that should have been done last week and adding new ones to my list that I haven't done this week! Phew!
Anyway what I have accomplished this weekend is my prototype for my new laptop bag. I had meant to do this some weeks ago, but the main thing is I did eventually get round to it.

This is the finished product just needs a road test tomorrow, so I will be taking my laptop on its travels. Cant wait to see how fab it looks in full colour fabrics.

Tuesday, 15 April 2008

Up and running.....yipppeee

Well at long last I have master the art of the Blog!! :o)

A long time coming too.....I've been looking for a while for a way to document everything I do with Bagladee and how it progresses.

A bit of history behind Bagladee.......

I took a degree in Fashion and Textiles many moons ago and for some bizarre reason decided not to go into the Fashion Industry after I graduated. After finally settling in a sales job I craved the need to be creative again and started to design the odd thing here and there.

First creation must have been a small khaki padded bag, which progressed into various bags and then an attempt at what I could only call a gigantic sofa bean bag!! And if my memory serves me right it was 3 metres x 2 metres!!!!

But it was the bags that were my favourite.

Now I have a 16 bag strong collection which I am very proud of......All patterned fabrics are sourced especially for their distinctive prints that are produced in limited yardage. Just to make them extra special.

They make great gifts for friends and I know. They can vouch for the one off design bags I have given them as presents.

I am currently designing 2 new styles of bag, small clutch and executive lap top bag as well as doing some trials of applique felt flower brooches which can be worn separate or be attached to your bag.

Well I think I have gone on enough now.........keep looking for further updates and news. coming soon!!!!!!!