Thursday, February 17, 2011

Fabric Fun Galore...

Since my stamp room is still under construction (UGH!!!! Don't even get me started!!!)...I have been spending some time sewing. (And actually having fun...although I am NOT a seamstress AT ALL and such a beginner.) For Valentine's Day...I decided to make some of these rag bags for my daughter's preschool teacher and classroom helpers. I also made one for my daughter. Here are all of the bags I made posing together...
Aren't they so much fun and cute?!?!? I almost couldn't give them away. I made them with the Scallop Square die. I also used the Flower Folds die for the flower on the bag. Here is a close-up of one of the flowers...
I sewed two pieces of ribbon together (they are both retired) to give it a sturdy handle and I love the look!!!! Here is a full shot of one of the bags...
On the inside I cut a piece of chipboard (located in the back of the catalog with the Big Shot stuff) to the size of the bottom of the bag. Then I covered with fabric and added it to the purse so it has a sturdy base. Here is a pic...
And of course you want a side view also so here you go...
Now don't lok too close at the actual sewing. Hoping these bags stay together. :) My daughter's seems to be doing just fine so far (so if it can hold up under the use of a 4 year old...I think I'm ok!). I would LOVE to hear what you think about these! :)
Thanks for visiting! Hope you enjoy!

4 comments:

Ahlquist Family said...

Very cute! :) I sent you my phone number on FB, so call me!

Jill said...

those are so flippin cute...i need to get that scalloped square still so I can whip some of those out. you put batting in them too, right? love them!! your teachers are spoiled. ☺

Carpenter's said...

Too cute and it screams GIRLY! Love that.

Sherri said...

Oh my word!! Do dang cute! I want one!!! I never did finish mine...not a surprise! Love your fabric!