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A couple of weeks ago I came across this cool peacock fabric at Mountain of the Dragon's shop on Etsy. My dear friend who loves peacocks had a birthday coming up so I purchased a half yard of this gorgeous 55% linen and 45% cotton print. When it arrived it was even prettier than in the pic. The half yard was just enough to make a tote bag. I was so happy that she was thrilled with the bag!

As this post is about friends, I want to mention another dear friend of mine, the very talented Damjana of Loddelina designs. She creates very unique and beautiful bags and accessories adorned with amazing embroidery and more. I am a proud owner of one of her super sweet keychains pictured below. She was kind enough to send me one as a gift/prize for completing our Holiday Boot Camp Challenge. I had my eye on it for a long time so you can imagine how pleasantly surprised I was when I opened my package and there it was!

Shop Update: Lots of bags are in production in the studio. I'm still waiting for a shipment of heavy interface to arrive so I can complete them. I have to get better at monitoring my inventory. 

Wishing everyone a happy Friday and a wonderful weekend ahead!


Mitsy / ArtMind said…
Lucky you!
First to come across that happy fabric! Lucky friend you have! :)
And the houses are sooo sweet, Nicole!
Loddelina said…
Oh, Elisa, you make me blush...

I am sure your friend was very happy to receive this pretty tote, I love the vibrant colour combination!

I hope your supplies arrive soon, in the meantime enjoy your weekend and this well deserved sewing break!
Sandrine said…
"heart made" presents are so special!Those little houses are just adorable and I imagine your friend would have been thrilled!
You have been super busy and have some great new designs, well done Elisa!
Sandrine x
EvaForeva said…
I just love the houses! So cute!
Esme said…
The fabric is gorgeous-you friend is fortunate to have you made this bag for her.

Magellan is fascinated with the Easter Eggs.

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