Beaded Bags

Pinwheel Beaded Bag

Pinwheel Beaded Bag:  This beaded bag features short row construction to create the circular back and front, both of which are heavily beaded.  Beads used are both size 8 and size 9.  

Detail of front.

The front of the bag features a pinwheel pattern in the beading and the center is finished with Swaravski crystals, in various shapes.  The handle is beaded I-cord and the bag has a knit lining with interfacing.  Both bag and lining are knit from Handmaiden hand-dyed silk.  Pattern is under construction.

Feather and Fan Beaded Reticule

Feather and Fan Beaded Reticule:  This bag recently (Sept 2010) took a first in a Fibre Arts Showcase here on the Island.  The bead are  size 8 Charlottes and the bag is constructed from Handmaiden hand-dyed Silk for the braided handle and bag shell.  The lining is hand knit form Jaggerspun Zephyr.  Pattern is under construction.

Victorian Beaded Mesh Bag

Victorian Beaded Mesh Bag:  This bag is knit from Handmaiden CamelSpin yarn.  And uses approx 5000 size 8 charlottes.  The handle is beaded and double knit so that both sides are finished.  Pattern is available through my site on Ravelry.