Wednesday, 8 June 2011

A fathers day gift and a prom bag :)

I wanted to make something usful for my step-dad for fathers day and when I saw this fabric I had to get it for him as he loves sailing.
My sister told me he puts his change into those little plastic bank bags to keep safe in his pockets so I thought a coin holder made with a flexie frame would be ideal for him I also made a simple wallet too. The tissues I found on ebay so just had to add them too lol.The inside of the coin holder is the same as the pockets on the wallet. A bit like foamy water lol.My daughter has now left school, just a few more exams to go in for so most of the week she is now at home.

I asked her if she had everything for her prom in July and she said she needed a bag. My daughter is not a girly girl and just wanted a bag to put her phone (as if she would be parted with it lol) and a camera in. I made her a bag to match her turquoise dress I knew the zippered pleated pouch tutorial by Skip To My Lou would be ideal if I added a strap.

I brought some satin fabric and saw this tassle near it in my local fabric shop. My daughters dress has a silver colour zip on the front from top to hem so this fits in well :) I couldn't find any siver grey satin for the lining so I used the turquoise after all it will never get used again lol.
She is thrilled to bits with it so thats good ;)

I will get a pic's of her dressed up when her prom night comes around :)


  1. Fab makes, my daughter has also left school.All she talks about is the prom lol.Im not that good enough tho to make a bag.Yours is lovely,well done. x

  2. Now its really something interesting gift on fathers day.

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