Quilting is one of this year’s biggest trends and, while quilted coats and clutches have already made their mark, it’s time now for carry-alls to have their moment in the spotlight. Roomy enough for laptops and other essentials, these puffy bags are also perfect for overnight stays as well as adding a touch of chic to your day-to-day.
Sewing a tote bag with flat bottom and lining is quicker and easier than you might think. There are many many tutorials out there on making a tote bag. I found two that I really liked and have modified those a bit to make the perfect sturdy tote bag. Let's sew a tote bag! This
DIY Reusable Grocery Bag I’ll admit it’s a bit much for a bag you’re going sling around in a cart, and into the back of your car.. but I guarantee you’ll be the fanciest shopper at the store this week! I might even just use it for everything! Reusable grocery bags are really easy to make and this one is no exception
The Scrappy Strips Quilted Tote Bag is our next project in the Zero Waste quilting series. This simple pattern is a great way to use up small strips of quilting cotton that may be left over from a myriad of your quilting projects. For this version, I am using the leftover 2-inch strips that made
I have made 3 of these totes, the first two were given away in swaps. With this last one I took progress photos and wrote down measurements, and I'm going to keep this one. Photo heavy post! And some photos were taken at night, sorry about that - but that is when I can sew and when the progress photos get taken. Here are the other two totes I made with the same process This is the front of one This is the back of another The front of the one above Here is the finished tote for the tutorial…