Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Project Keyring

I woke up this morning with this project on my mind, it started yesterday when I decided that I needed a key ring for my bicycle locks.
Time is limited today as I am meeting a friend for coffee shortly and working this afternoon so as soon as I got up, after my shower but before breakfast and all those morning chores, I did this
I wasn't happy with the first one (bottom) - it turned out too big and too wonky. The second one I did is the right sort of size but I still like the idea of a border to pretty it up, although I have used nice fabric on the back the front looks a bit plain to me. What do you think?
I have a few more ideas but I've run out of time. I have lots of ideas running through my head now - key rings for the shed, house, just keys, school lockers etc. I think I'll make some for the next craft fair as I love to combine printing and sewing.
Do you ever have the urge to create so badly that it takes over everything else?
I'm a firm believer in doing things whilst you are in the mood - it's just a shame that real life interferes!!
Have a great day


9 comments:

  1. Okay, those key rings make me wish I owned a bike just so I could have a pretty key ring.

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  2. I completely understand the overpowering urge to make an idea in your head become a real object in your hands! It's so annoying how life gets in the way! I love the key ring, and likewise your other key ring ideas...the latest one only looks plain next to the one with a border, but if you look at it on its own, it's quite lovely - perhaps a patterned ribbon bit to hold the key ring, rather than just red? Can't wait to see what you do next! Chrissie x

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  3. That is so clever and pretty!

    Rebecca at My Pretty Yorkshire Life. Member and owner of Yorkshire Bloggers

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  4. What a great idea - the tag is big enough to be easily spotted but as it is made of fabric, will fold up and take less room in a bag and definitely be a lot lighter than many of the keyrings we find in the shops. And washable too :) Elizabeth xx

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  5. What a fabulous idea - I think I actually prefer the left hand one with the fabric just on the back. Have fun creating more.

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  6. Lovely idea and love the print of the bicycle

    Angela

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  7. Love this idea and I think I like the one with the fabric border best. So pretty and functional too.

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  8. Your key rings are just lovely!
    M x

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