PPC21- Heavy Metal Peacock


in our last post in this series I showed you the first-ever bag we’ve ever created with an all-cork exterior! I was thrilled with how it turned out, but today I’m back to working in quilter’s cotton with a very special fat quarter I picked up at Quilt Festival in Houston last Fall. I’ll tell you more about this fabric at the end of this post, but right now let me show you how wonderful it looks on this Side Slinger sample, our new design for Spring 2020!

And for the contrast Bag Back I dug thru my stash and decided to break one of my unbreakable rules. I chose to reuse a fabric from a one of our other designs (you can click HERE to see it). The reason I broke my rule? First off— it complimented the Bag Front fabric beautifully! And secondly— its wasn’t to be the main focal fabric for this bag!
And finally, (and maybe the feature i like the best), here’s the Phone Slot which keeps the phone totally protected yet easy to hear and reach when it rings!

And now for some info about this luscious fabric!

It’s called “Peacock Feathers w/Gold Metallic” and it’s by Timeless Treasures. And as it so happens, we are selling it in our online store. Just click here to find out more!

And now…. it’s YOUR turn!

I’d LOVE to know of course what you think of this sample, but I’d also be interested in whether you would’ve noticed that I “re-used” the dragonfly fabric (on the Bag Back had I not pointed it out in the post??!?

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  1. Beth on April 20, 2020 at 11:10 pm

    I didn’t pick up on the fact that you’d used the dragonfly fabric before, until you mentioned it. I was only thinking how gorgeous your bag is!

    • Kat on April 21, 2020 at 7:44 am

      Thanks Beth! Stay safe and healthy!

  2. Mary-Lou Wightman on May 4, 2020 at 7:14 am

    It’s gorgeous and I can’t wait for the pattern release! I’ve made many of your different bag patterns and love every one!

    • Kat on May 4, 2020 at 7:05 pm

      Thanks so much Mary-Lou! You made my day!