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February 2023

Project Highlight
Bonnie Bag 



ASGIE Member – 7 years

Special Events Coordinator

Temecula Neighborhood Group

Pattern:  Bonnie Bag by 

Boho Bonnie Bag Kit: by and uses Sand Beige Big Sur Canvas for the body, White Tonal Cotton lining, Sallie Tomato Eggplant cork for the handles and bottom, Sulky Cotton 30 wt. Thread for the embroidery

Embroidery Designs:  Exclusive Designs for Sulky.  Uses Large Boho Floral and Large Boho Floral spray. 

This bag pattern was sewn on a Juki DDL8700 industrial machine but could have been sewn on most sewing machines.  The embroidered was done on a Babylock Solaris 2. The machine embroidery for both the front and back took 7 ½ hours to complete.  The pattern and accompanying video from Sulky were easy to follow.

January 2023

Project Highlight
Emilio Pucci Look Blouse

Pucci Blouse front.jpg
Pucci buttons.jpg


ASGIE Member –  5 years

ASG LA Member - prior 3 years

Website Manager

12 Month Challenge Neighborhood Group

Emilio Pucci was a 1950-60’s Florentine Italian designer, a favorite of Marilyn Monroe and also worn by Lauren Bacall, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and Sophia Loren, and Madonna in the 90’s. He was best known for his wild geometric, colorful fabrics, as well as the fashion transition from couture to ready-to-wear.

Fabric:  Polyester found on the ASGIE give-away table

Pattern: Self-drafted bodice block, Willis pdf pattern details. Designed out from the sloper using a grown-on placket to maintain continuity of the pattern.

Covered Buttons:  Like Pucci, covered buttons match the blouse.  Pictured on the right is the front button placket showing the pattern matching and covered buttons.

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