Branches Bag

I don’t know if you find this to be true, but it seems it’s nearly impossible to find cheery women’s clothing in the winter.  All sweaters (long-sleeved, of course – none of this short-sleeved sweater nonsense that goes on in stores right now) are nothing but dark and boring colors.  Ryan makes fun of me because when he looks in my closet, all he sees are greys, blacks, dark reds, purples, and other drab colors.

Anyway, I made this bag for myself, since I need something to go with my darker winter clothing and jackets.  Perfectly utilitarian and suits both brown and black clothing for the dark winter months.

Here’s the inside:

I think the cheery blue saves it from being altogether too dark, don’t you?

The good news in all of this is that today is the shortest day of the year.  It’s only going to get brighter and better from here!  Happy Solstice!

Posted by robyn on December 21st, 2009 under crafts

7 Responses to “Branches Bag”

  1. Krystyn Says:

    That is a gorgeous bag!! I love it!! Beautiful fabric. You are SO talented. I’m in process of making my first bag (ever) and I sure hope it turns out….yikes!
    .-= Krystyn´s last blog ..quilt 2 in progress & other sewing endeavors =-.

  2. xine Says:

    Love it!

  3. xine Says:

    P.S. I keep trying and failing to conquer my craft clutter. I keep wishing for the space for more shelves! More drawers! and it’s driving me up a wall. Your room looks like such an oasis.

  4. robyn Says:

    Container Store is having their bi-annual Elfa shelving sale this week! Now’s the time to reorg!

  5. xine Says:

    Yes, I will do all the measuring and planning in my copious free time!!! ;p

  6. xine Says:

    No, seriously, if I spent all the time I spend moving my crap from place to place sitting down and making a plan, it might go easier…

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