Flower Applique Attempt

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I attempted to applique a flower for the tote bag that I was giving away and it didn’t turn out.  I still wanted to share my experience and process with you though. I found the petal online and forgot to save the site so I could share it with you and use it again.  (Mental… Read more »

Child’s Tote Bag

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The last gift I made for our cousin’s children was a small tote bag for their daughter.  I used the same tutorial that I used for my tote bag, except I added a pocket to the inside and changed the dimensions so it was smaller. I cut two 10 1/2 x 10 1/2 pieces from… Read more »

Easter Basket

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I wanted to make Lillian’s Easter basket and decided on this style from Pink Penguin.  I did change it a little so that it would have one strap instead of two, since I think of an Easter basket as a basket with one long handle. I decided on three different fabrics for the body, plus… Read more »

Tote Bag

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This is my favorite project that I have made so far!  It just went together well, plus I love the fabric.  It is a tote bag from Skip to my Lou. I followed the tutorial pretty much to a T, except I decided to use interfacing to make the bag a little sturdier.  I chose… Read more »

Fabric Box

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I wanted to make something small that I could put my zippers in for storage, so I decided on a small fabric box from The Sometimes Crafter.  I ordered 25 zippers from Zipit on Etsy and had nowhere to store them.  I cannot rave enough about the customer service, fast shipping, and the price from… Read more »