Sew Together Bag 7

I recently made a Sew Together Bag, pattern by SewDemented.

The last things you do are to add those tabs to the ends of the zipper that is bound to the outside edges. Then you’ll stitch them down, centered on the sides, in the same line as you used to stitch down the binding.

Then you’re done!!!

FIN!

Have YOU made . . . → Read More: Sew Together Bag 7

Sew Together Bag 6

I  made a Sew Together Bag, pattern by SewDemented, and this is how I finished it!

So now that you’ve got the lining and the exterior pin basted, you’ll be able to add the binding on the sides. If you’ve ever bound a quilt, it’s the same concept. I sew the binding on the right side, flip it . . . → Read More: Sew Together Bag 6

Sew Together Bag 5

I recently made a Sew Together Bag, pattern by SewDemented. Now we’re adding the side panels.

This is the part of the pattern that has the most photos, It’s still the most difficult part.

So here you need to put the zipper heads into the middle of the pockets to keep them out of the way of your machine . . . → Read More: Sew Together Bag 5

Sew Together Bag 4

So, I recently made a Sew Together Bag, pattern by SewDemented, this is the continuing story of my progress.

So when you put the zippers in, you end up with two sections that look like this:

Then you have to add the center pocket lining and zipper. Then they have you stitch the lining pieces down to . . . → Read More: Sew Together Bag 4

Sew Together Bag 3

Hi there!

I recently made a Sew Together Bag, pattern by SewDemented. Here’s how I did it…

So the next thing you need to do is to start putting together the pockets after you have them laid out how you want them. I used 14 inch zippers for 2 reasons.

#1, We have a bigger selection of colors in the . . . → Read More: Sew Together Bag 3

Sew Together Bag 2

Hi there!

I recently made a Sew Together Bag, pattern by SewDemented.

So  to continue, you stitch together the side panel pieces using the pattern piece included in the pattern. You’ll want to remember to clip the corners before using a Purple Thang to turn it. I am not sure why it works better than a straight awl, but . . . → Read More: Sew Together Bag 2

Sew Together Bag 1

Hi there!

I recently made a Sew Together Bag, pattern by SewDemented.

I used some REALLY cute fabrics. For the outside I used some adorable, sweet florals. Heirloom, Romance and Armand. For the inside I used Vintage Dressmaking in Pink, then for the lining of each of the pockets I used Gratitude Blooms gray.

The pattern calls for Three . . . → Read More: Sew Together Bag 1

Christmas in July

Merry Christmas! Ok, so it’s still summer, but it’s a good time to start thinking about those holiday decorations and presents. I got to work on a paperpieced top for the shop. It is the “Little Bit Shorter Tall Tree“. The tissue paper pattern was not as easy to work with as Carol Doak’s Foundation . . . → Read More: Christmas in July

Paper Piecing Class

I had a lot of fun in the paper piecing class. It was so simple to make a VERY complicated looking piece. As the instructor said “If you can count and stitch on a line, you can do paperpiecing.”

It is like color by number, for fabric. Pat made it so easy, I’m going to have my . . . → Read More: Paper Piecing Class

Wholecloth Baby Blanket

Wholecloth blanket sounds much better than what I’ve been calling it, “The Cheater Blanket”. You saw the fabric I used for the blanket in the previous post, with the dotted lines around the patches of the prints in the collection. Well, what I did was sandwitch Quilter’s Dream Cotton/Poly blend between the two brushed cotton fabrics, . . . → Read More: Wholecloth Baby Blanket

 

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