Sunday, January 8, 2012

Piano Bag...

Let's face it, whether we write it down or not, we all have a "bucket list" of sorts. Things we want to do before we die. Well, one of the things on my list is to learn to play the piano. I have taken on and off, and yes, I can read the notes - but that is as far as I have gone with it. Well, I am pleased to say, starting Thursday, I am starting up lessons again. Therefore, I need a new piano bag, right? So, this morning I made this cute little tote:
I found my inspiration HERE. And, here is what the inspiration bag looked like:
I know I copied it pretty much to the T. I did a few things different though. The original just had the ruffles on the front side of the bag, and I chose to take the ruffle all the way around the tote. 
I added the trim to the top of the ruffles to give them a more finished look. 
I also added my favorite fabric from Heather Bailey as a lining. Plus, a little pocket for pens/pencils. 
I loved the burlap rolled flower!

Hopefully having a cute bag will make me play the piano better! ;)
Have a great week!

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  1. Having a cute bag ALWAYS makes everything better - I know mine helps me to be truly awesome!! ;)

  2. What a perfect piano bag. I am so excited for you! I love playing the piano and am so glad that my mom and dad pushed me through the times I did not want to play - those teen years. Now, I enjoy learning songs to sing with my grandbabies. Keep us posted on your progress. ~Kelly

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  3. Gorgeous! I have the same item on my bucket list. First though, I need a piano. :) So proud of you for just doing it! I know you will be awesome. :)

  4. Hi Irene! Your bag is super cute! I always wanted to know how to play the piano when I was a kid and envied when my friends had to go to piano lessons..good luck and I'm sure your bag will bring you luck since is so dang cute!!

  5. I'm really impressed with your writing skills and also with the layout on your blog. Is this a paid theme or did you modify it yourself? Either way keep up the nice quality writing, it is rare to see a nice blog like this one these days..
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