Monday, January 2, 2012

Purse Project

I have a new project that I would like YOUR help with!
While browsing through the accessories section at Academy Sports, I found this nice purse/tote. It looks like it really wants tatted embellishments.

How about adding a tatted edging and/or other motifs?
What I need your input on first is what color thread to use.  Here are the selections:

Valdani size 12 pearl cotton in M40 "Violet Meadows"
Valdani size 8 pearl cotton in P9 "Bronze"

Valdani size 8 pearl cotton in M1000 "Lime Sand"
Valdani size 8 pearl cotton in M78 "Copper Leaf"
I will put a poll up to the right of the blog where you can make your selection.  Feel free to comment or make any suggestions you wish.  I will be documenting this project and asking for input as I go.  Thanks for your help!

Here is another goody I picked-up at Academy:

A pink camo Santa hat!  I purchased 2- 1 for myself and another (possibly) for a December 2012 blog event.

The "creeping crud" still has me under its spell, but Jim & Jocie have been taking excellent care of me.  I should be back on an even keel later this week.  Well, it's time for another round of medicine, so I'd better post this, take the medicine and crash for a bit.  Until tomorrow~
Happy Tatting!


  1. well, jeepers, do we really have to choose, what is wrong with mixing colors? you could to flowers and leaves, and butterflies, and rings, and chains and motifs, and...... and they could be any color, because if you look at nature, and I know you do, there are all kinds of colors everywhere, so go for it. I will be interested in what you end up with.

  2. besides, the color of thread you use, will depend on the look you are aiming for, elegant... casual... whimsy...

  3. All the colors are pretty, but I myself think the "Lime Sand" appears as if it would compliment the little bag the most. I love that copper leaf, if you ever decide you want to throw it away, you can throw it away to me, giggles :D

  4. I would use a color that would stand out from the bag which is why I voted for the Violet. I think it should be eye-catching instead of blending into the bag! Good luck!