So, last month we moved into our new place. We kept our brown leather couch, however, we decided to get rid of the ottoman. But I didn’t just want to throw away good leather material, so we decided to cut up the leather and I made several new tote bags and cross-body bags out of the up-cycled fabric.
I also included regular fabric to the bags including canvas and cotton. I think the bags turned out really great with the brown leather.
I have also included a couple more bags I currently made, and of course one of them is sugar skulls!
I have been living in Denver, Colorado for about a month now, and I have already participated in my first craft fair here last week! It took place during a first Friday at an art walk in the Santa Fe Art District in Denver. I only sold a few things, but I made a few connections and met some other great crafters. There was a big turn out at the art and craft show, and there were other great and unique vendors. This was a night market, the first one I have ever participated in. The weather was a little drizzly, but most of the rain stayed away, and it was not too hot and not too cold.
The past few weeks, I have made several new bags and I also began to sew little zippered coin pouches.
I have also visited several small business owned fabric stores in the City and outside of the City including “Fancy Tiger Crafts” and “Colorado Fabrics.” I love the fabric I located in these stores. There very unique looking and it is good quality fabric. I have began to sew crossbody bags and more cosmetic bags. I am also sewing with other material such as canvas.
I have also began to make little collar flowers for my dog! I loved how the skull flower turned out. Colorado is a very dog friendly place, and Lilly has received many compliments on her flower collars!
I have included more of my creations on my Etsy site!