Apr 1, 2009

my special proyect

I've been wanting a special wallet for myself for I dont know how long now. A wallet with enough room for all my credit cards, id, license etc. As a special treat for myself, I decidede to sew one.
Everything started with a: I want it felted. Bought some black wool and knitted a large enough rectangle to do the trick. The first idea was to make this pretty simple wallet with some ladybug buttons I love and some simple embroidery work, afterall I'm just a rookie. Keep it simple I thought.

As my mind worked on the idea..paisleys began to appear and ladybugs were sent into the button tin until further notice. grabbed some embroidery cotton...then some seed beads...metallic thread...till...well, I'm up to here: