More Wristlet Action

I guess I’m a sucker for cute little purse patterns. (OK, I’m a sucker for cute patterns, period.) Which is why I couldn’t resist when I saw this sweet little bag from Keyka Lou.

And then it took me three weeks to finish it.

This was not the fault of the pattern. Rather, it was the fault of the sewer. Or, better stated, the fault of the shopper who could not find the darned clasp for finishing the strap. Oh, and after they arrived, I managed to misplace them for another three days, just so I couldn’t

I love the shape of the wristlet and the size is just perfect. I lined it with the same Heather Bailey fabric that I used with the Dena Designs fabric on a dress I made Miss L last month. (It remains one of my favorite fabric combinations.)

The wristlet sews up pretty quickly — provided you have all the needed hardware — and I definitely see more of these in my future. I’m thinking it’s going to be a wristlet-heavy Christmas this year, since I have so many folks on my list who need a little something handmade under the tree.

11 Replies to “More Wristlet Action”

  1. so pretty!! where did you finally get the hardware from?

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  2. I love the Keyka Lou patterns – I have several and may get more as she is having a Fourth of July sale – buy 2 for 10. Which to choose????

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  3. What a cute wristlet. I need to make myself one of those!

    Lorrie

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  4. what a cute wristlet. I think I may have to get this pattern.

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  5. It’s very cute! And in my opinion…worth the wait!!

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  6. Very cute! I’ve been thinking of making my niece a purse/bag/wristlet, and that looks like something that would work!

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  7. That wristlet is really cute! I think it would make an excellent christmas gift indeed.

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