July 18, 2012

lucky number 5

This is one of my favorite ditty bags stories yet…

Sarah emailed me and asked if I’d make ditty bags for her and her bridesmaids for her upcoming wedding. She asked each girl to send in a piece of fabric that was meaningful to them (and didn’t tell them what it would be used for!). One bridesmaid even sent in a piece of her special blanket…talk about trust! I used their fabrics for the inside of their ditty bags… and then we tied Sarah’s navy & green wedding colors into the outside of the bags.

For the bride? A special lining went into her bag: a piece of the T-shirt her fiance was wearing when they met. Sarah was set up with him on a blind date… at a softball game. Not just any softball game. HIS!

So we took the shirt he played that game in…(Sarah washed it of course!) and we used the number off the back for the inside of her clutch. A little piece of their story sewn into her ditty bag will forever remind Sarah of her lucky day and lucky number.