Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Dreamworld Bag - Emily Winfield Martin for Riley Blake Designs

Eight more sleeps till Christmas friends! Which means eight more days of making handmade gifts in Karen/Santa's workshop. I've done double duty so far in making this Dream World Bag, a gift I hope a friend would love. Dream World by Emily Winfield Martin for Riley Blake Designs is beautiful, soft, and oh so dreamy. I've been a fan of Emily for a while when there was no Instagram and only her lovely blog. Years back, she use to make these cute dolls which I saw on the Martha Stewart show and I was drawn to her whimsical designs. I can say, that she inspired me on my sewing journey. I have since made my twins Dream Animal fans, as this was the first book I've read to them when they were tiny babies. 

When I first saw Dream World I was giddy. It is the softest, premium cotton, adorable prints, and uses gold metallic! I knew the exact materials I wanted to incorporate and gold was what on my mind. I used gold lame trims and gold thread. I'm not going to lie, it wasn't the easiest to sew with, but I like a challenge! I hope I did Emily's designs justice with my Dream World Bag!

Here's what I made:

Dream World Bag - Emily Winfield Martin for Riley Blake Designs



Close up details of thread and trims used.

Front Main Pocket






Optional  Removable Crossbody Strap


Materials used



Dream World is starting to arrive in stores, so check your favorite quilts/fabric shops or online.

Thanks!

Karen

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