Wednesday, 13 July 2011

vintage lace bag


 As you know I love to collect pieces of vintage lace and when I designed this clutch bag I wanted to make lace a real feature.
There are some really beautiful pieces which I have mixed with buttons and beads. I wish I knew more about the techniques and types of lace that I've used..... I think some of it's crochet and tape lace.
 Finding these special pieces and incorporating them into my designs is a really important part of my work. 

This lovely bag is now on sale in the Gallery at Waterperry Gardens along with some other pieces of my work.



10 comments:

  1. Hi Victoria,

    I wanted to stop by and tell you how lovely I think your purses are.

    I also love to make purses and can appreciate all the details that you put into your lovely creations.

    Enjoy your Day!!

    Susan

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  2. Hi, I really like that coffee colour and the lace. My mum has knitted lace edging with crochet cotton on fine needles and it looks a bit like the lace on the right of your first photo. I too would like to know more about this. A quick google search revealed lace making and craft holidays ! Now there's a thought! A girl can dream :)

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  3. such detailed lace- so beautiful x

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  4. Thanks everyone. I love reading your kind comments. I'm so pleased you like my new bag xx

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  5. This is gorgeous. I love the color and all the details you added on the lace. I would definitely wear this with pride!
    Monica x.

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  6. I know this is an ancient post for web standards but I love the bag! I'm hoping to make something of a similar shape and feel for my wedding and was wondering if you used a pattern at all?

    Susan

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    1. Thank you! I design and make all my own patterns, so each bag is unique. I do have a clutch bag for sale which is very similar and has vintage lace work. If you are interested please let me know.
      All the best with your wedding plans x

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