Tuesday, July 5, 2011

It's hot and cloudy and I'm dreaming of the beach...

Strange weather here in my neck of the woods...not the hot part...it's Summer and I'm used to that...it's this humidity thing I'm not crazy about...what's up with that! The only thing that I don't mind about it...the clouds do make it feel a bit cooler...right now it's 102 out in my back yard...and it's been that way for a few days...that seem like weeks...anyway...Summer is here !!
All these clouds do make a pretty sunset...this is the view from our back yard last night...
Here's a nice shot Don took from the front yard...
And here is a shot from the front porch...my neighbor hadn't taken the flag down yet...it was just about to get dark...But enough of the sky and the heat...I'm dreaming of beaches and water and everything cool...so I made a beach bag...
What do you think?
I made all kinds of sea shells out of wool...
Layered some Mother of Pearl buttons with a silver one...
Added a handy pocket to the back...
Lots of pockets line the inside...I picked fabric for the lining that reminded me of sand...
I added this bag to my Etsy shop...now I go back to work on some custom bags that need to be finished soon! In this kind of weather I'm thankful for my A/C and sewing.
Enjoy your day, my friends...I hope you're staying cool somewhere too!

9 comments:

Holly said...

That's what I want to know! What is with this humidity, out of the shower, dry off, and soaking wet again. Ewwww! Cute beachy bag. You know I love your layered buttons!

mountain mama said...

ohhh...a hammock sounds so great right now!!

love the beachy bag :)

Jo said...

Lovely beach bag, now go fill it up, and get to the big water!
We enjoyed a trip to the coast!..The cool ocean breeze was perfect!
~JO
LazyonLoblolly

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

Oh, I love this bag! I actually love all the bags, but being the seashell person that I am-this is a favorite. Your photos are gorgeous. It may not be comfortable, but it certainly is pretty!

deb said...

its so hot and humid I want to shoot myself!!!!! LOVE the bag...they just keep getting better and better!!!

Yvette said...

Another beautiful bag! The weather, not so much. LOL

Martha Z said...

It is hot, too in the northern part of the state. Not as much humidity as you are experiencing in the south.
The beach sounds nice but it is a long way from our foothill home for a day trip. I guess we should go and stay awhile.

Sew Loquacious Angela said...

Fabulous beach bag Linda! I love that fabric and your felt seashells are awesome! Love it!

Humidity stinks!

Take care!
Angela

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

I'm excited about your custom order, Linda! ;) This beach bag is beautiful ..the shells are so pretty.

The humidity is also thick like pea soup here!