A metre’s worth?

I have recently been in Melbourne and while there I went into the Marimekko shop in the EMPORIUM.  Marimekko was very popular in the 70s and I have always liked their fabrics but the prices are a bit expensive.  They had some lovely little items on display but again the prices were what I thought rather excessive.  After a bit of umming and aahhing I decided to buy a metre of fabric and see what I could produce that would make the purchase worthwhile.  The metre of fabric was $69.  As I said, it was a bit expensive.

fabricI have managed to make an apron.

marimekko apronI even managed to use the selvedge edge to make a label.marimekko apron label

apron in shopAlready I have come out even, anything else I make is a bonus.

cosmetic bagA cosmetic bag. I had the zip already in my store of things recycled from clothing no longer viable and the lining fabric was left over fabric from something I had made previously.

screen-shot-2016-10-28-at-7-15-46-amYes that bag says $55.00.

storge bowlA storage bowl –  again with left over fabric for lining.  I still have some Marimekko fabric to use so  I guess my $69 was worth it.  I will let you see what else I make when I get them finished.