We are home again. Paris was wonderful (with the exception of weather!); Mylene Farmer was wonderful and at 52, more beautiful than ever. Her shows – PERFECTION (some short videos here and here )- I will count the days until December 2014 to have the DVD.
Bad weather = time for shopping so I enjoyed shopping. And I bought a few things I can’t buy online.
And I started already to work with some.
I bought from Tissus Reine faux leather. I was so anxious to sew a bag and without too much thinking I made a simple shopping bag.
After so many bags made with heavyweight and stiff interfacing, I love this soft feel of the bag.
To keep the seams flat, instead of pressing I chose to stitch down the seam allowances.
Also without too much thinking, I cut strips for straps and I wanted to make them the usual way – fold, press, fold, press. Not a chance with this fabric!
So I sewed a tube for the first time and turned it from one side to the other without difficulties- cool!
I have 8 colors of this faux leather, so expect more!
What else I enjoyed while in Paris? Macarons! From La Duree. The best!
The price? 1 macaron = about 1 fat quarter!
And a collage with us.
|1. Nico, Geta, Nina, my hubby
2. Nina and Nico and Bruce Willis (at Grevin Museum )
3. Nina and Nico
4. Oana and Harrison Ford (Grevin Museum )
Have a great weekend,