Hello!! First I want to thank everyone who left a comment on last post about the Yellow Spring Bag. I really appreciate it and I love to read those comments. Someone mentioned that she didn't actually like yellow, well, I don´t either! Normally that is. But as I mentioned earlier, I like it to have a challenge. Sometimes I seek for that in the pattern, sometimes in the fabric or yarn I use, and sometimes in the colour. In this case it was the colour. To use a colour out of my comfort zone, and then make something out of it which I really like, is a real challenge. I wonder if, and where you look for a new challenge!
Today I want to tell you about another bag I made last November. I couldn't blog about it back then because it was a gift for my husband. The challenge with this bag was the fabric. I used all kinds of tweeds and woolen fabrics.
The aim was to make a bag with a sturdy look. All of the fabrics were used before. I cut them out of old suits and coats. That way it became also sort of an eco-friendly bag. So the embroidery-design was quickly chosen.
The next challenge in this bag were the pockets. I know people say that women have a lot of stuff in their bags, but this guy!!! Really. He once drew me a sketch of his favourite bag. I think it had over 15 pockets. Being a little bit mean, I made less pockets, hoping he would declutter a bit.
Now I have a question for you. Do you look for challenges, or do you prefer to stay within your comfort zone? And if you look for a challenge, what kind of challenge do you look for?