This gorgeous 50s inspired bag is made by my very clever mother. She has up cycled original 50s handles and the body of the bag is made by sewing coloured ricrac onto mattress ticking. If you look closely you can see how she has done it. She made this sometime ago, when my late grandmother was still about. Grandma was also an amazing crafter – she tried her hand at everything! The story goes that even in her frail state at the end she was still able choose the next row of colour my mother was to sew on her bag. This is a great sewing project and one that has many memories sewn into each row.