Monday, September 26, 2011

Pouchy Purse

I had a hard time thinking about larger quilting projects this weekend with so many little bits to do.  Make swap mosaics twice over...check.  Try to keep track of Goodie Swap commings and goings...check.  Bottle first two cases of home brew...check.  Tidy up back yard for the fall...semi-check.  Anyway, to get a little sewing in, I tried one of the lovely Ayumi's tutorials.  Really, Selina gave me the push to get started.

Using the Pink Penguin Lunch Bag tutorial, I made this little cutie :)  I already have a lunch bag (with Hello Kitty on it to boot!), but this would be great as a little bag running to/from shops in town.  I am totally excited to take it out and about. 



The lining is made of the same peacock feather-ish fabric on the rim, but there is also a little cover to keep your secret goodies (cookies?) hidden.  


I am already scaling this up in my mind to make a larger hand bag.  For now, it makes me happy.

16 comments:

pippablue said...

Lovely job! The fabrics you chose are gorgeous, definitely on my to do list!

Laura @ Needles, Pins and Baking Tins said...

Cute! Love the drawstring lining :-)

Diary of a Flutter.Kat said...

Pretty!
Sounds like you are a busy lady!

Archie the wonder dog said...

What a great bag! A larger version to take to sewing group would be marvellous - the cover would help keep the rain off!!

Benta At SLIKstitches said...

I scaled it up and it makes a great travel bag - i dont need to worry tgat anyone will get their sticky fingers on my passport / holiday money / camera etc. It just needs a few pockets, maybe one outside and a few inside or everything ends up at the bottom, and i never find my mobile phone!

Flying Blind... said...

Super duper bag!!

Annabella said...

LOVE this..the design, the gorgeous fabrics you`ve chosen. Clever Ayumi. Clever Cindy!

patchworkdelights said...

Love love this bag, and your colour choices and fabrics are super cool!

susan said...

Happy is good. And good to be sewing something for the pleasure of it and all for you! Love it!

Sarah said...

cool bag, love the foxy lining!

Katy Cameron said...

Cute bag, but tell us more about this home brew... do we need to be worried about getting wonky quilts? ;o)

Judith said...

Oh Yummy bag! Love the drawstring touch! Jxo

Nicky said...

Hope you are making one of these for me some day Cindy! Hehe!

Totally gorgeous!

Sarah said...

Cindy, this is really great, I just love the fabrics you used and it looks gorgeous! Might need me a new lunch bag soon!

tink's mom said...

Cindy, what a great job. Love it. Yes you need to make one a little bigger for everyday. I do agree with Benta about adding a pocket or two to the inside. That being said, I haven't done it. I'm now planning on one with the Ghastlies fabric, very excited about it.

Glad you enjoyed it. Selina

Janine said...

Your bag is fab and I love that drawstring cover idea :)

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