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.

Your thoughts here
  1. the victorian beaded mesh bag is beautiful and delicate. i love the choice of gold and light brown. in fact everything i’ve seen on here is exquisite. what an amazing talent you have!

  2. I think your bags are wonderful!

  3. J’adore ton blog, il est super cool!

  4. I love beading but knitting is not my forte. I admire your talent.

  5. Fantastic beautiful. My wife is beader, but she never made bags. Quilters have made many years beautiful bags. Here are some examples from Finland:

    Quilted hand bags and toiletry bags

    Happy blogging!

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