Works in Progress
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This last week has been a good week for getting things done. I got my Betty Bowler bag finished late last week. It came out really nicely. The only thing I would change about the pattern, would be to use a heavier interfacing so that the bag would hold it’s shape a little better.
I also made myself a second Scout Tee. This one was in a poplin weight cotton from the August line of Cotton+Steel. – more about this top later.
I’ve made myself a couple hot pads from orphan blocks left over from a quilt I made for mom. – more about these later.
And last, but not least, I made myself up a little pouch for keeping some of the odds and ends I carry in my bags. It will keep them from getting lost in a jumbled mess on the bottom of my bag, and it’s super cut in matching fabric to my Betty Bowler.
Now, I do have to admit, that while I’ve gotten all of these cute little projects done, I haven’t touched any of my quilts. I’m hoping to do a little work on them in the coming week.
What are you working on right now?
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Wow, that bag is great! Love the Cotton and Steel prints. And the pouch is a great idea.
Thanks so much Stacey! I really enjoyed the process of making the bag. The only thing I would change is the type of interfacing on the face sides of the bag to keep the shape a bit better. And I was so glad to come up with a use for some of the scraps from the bag. I mean – who doesn’t need little organization pouches?
Love that bag- looks great in the cotton and steel!
Thanks for stopping by Lou! I loved finding a use for my Cotton+Steel fabric that allowed me to have it around all the time.
what a great bag!
LeeAnna at not afraid of color
Thanks for stopping by LeeAnna! I had a lot of fun making the bag, and I’m enjoying carrying it around with me this fall.
I love the bag! The shape and the prints you used are wonderful.
Thanks so much Cheryl! I have to credit Swoon Patterns for having such a great pattern in the Betty Bowler. It really made the Cotton+Steel fabric pop!