Intro: Cuban Cable Bag
I found the pattern for this purse on Lion Brand's website, it is the Cable-Ready Bag. I usually adjust the patterns but I decided to keep it as is. I used Wool-Ease T&Q. I will definitely be recreating it again because it was so easy and the result is so complex looking!
I absolutely love making purses. Most of the time they are for friends or family but as soon as I saw the Cable-Ready Bag on Lion Brand's website, I knew I had to make it for myself. Not sure why but, I don't like following patterns as they read, I like to tweak them a little to make them my own (even if I've never made them before). In this case I only changed the colors. I live in a very warm climate, and liked the bright colors. I used Wool-Ease T&Q. It only took me 2 weeks in total to complete it. An hour here, 30 minutes there, and poof! It was finished. I still can't believe how easy it was (and that I made it)! I get stopped all the time and asked where I got it and usually I get a look of astonishment when I say that I made it. (Then I get requests!) I plan on making another out of the leftovers that I have. But true to form, I have to change it up! I'll be shrinking it down for my daughter, Cidney. She loves the purses I make her and she won't leave the house without one! I know she'll just love a mini version of Mommy's!