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Saturday, April 17, 2010

TOTE BAG SEWING PARTY


Today is tote bag day. I am participating in the Charming Guys & Girls Quilt Club sewing day. I think there are 25 participants. If you want to take a look at the totes or purses that others are working on, pay a visit here. There is a list on the right side bar of those taking part.

Below is a photo of most of the fabric that will be going into my tote bag project. The stripe is a Moda twill so it should make a sturdy tote. The tote is meant to carry quilting supplies for taking to a class.


The pattern that I am using is from a Quilt Sampler magazine from 2004 and was designed by someone at The Quilted Crow in Boxborough, Massachusetts. The finished size is listed as 16"x16"x4". I prepped one of the outside pockets last night. I needed a quilted square of fabric to applique the wool pieces onto. In the photo, the flower isn't laying on the stem so it looks a bit off kilter. You can see what it looks like for real later on today if you stop back.

I have a couple things to do and then I will be back to working on the project. Have a great day.

Karen

18 comments:

  1. Oooo love the green striped fabric and what a wonderful idea for the panel!! I'll be back in the morning to see what you made today :0)

    Crispy

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  2. Lovely Crow!! Looking forward to seeing you bag, Nice fabrics :-)
    Happy Sewing!

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  3. Your fabric looks great for the tote bag. Who doesn't love a tote bag?
    So nice for so many things.

    Have fun today

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  4. Ooooohhhh! I love the fabrics for your tote! And the square you prepped too! Looking forward to seeing more!

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  5. Love your idea for the panel...gonna be a great tote!

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  6. I really look forward to seeing this bag. Get to work! LOL

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  7. Your tote is going to be very cute! I am now wondering if I have that issue of the magazine...

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  8. Your tote is going to be SO adorable! I know I don't have that issue, but it's going on my need to have list!

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  9. Oh I love the green too Karen! That is going to be a cool tote! Happy stitchin'!

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  10. Your tote bag is going to look fabulous with those fabrics. I can't wait to see it.

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  11. Love your applique panel. It's adorable.

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  12. Oh very cute - I just love the applique panel! What a fun bag!

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  13. Looks like a fun day is ahead for you. I can't wait to check back and see the finished results, have fun!

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  14. Great applique. This is going to look wonderful, can't wait to see the finished piece.

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  15. Oh yes-- I will be back later to see how this bag is coming along--it looks like fun--Hugs, Di

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  16. Oh that is CUTE Karen! You always find the best projects to work on :o)

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  17. Just finished reading the posts about your bag project. It turned out so cute.

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