Another tote bag, this one was made out of a canvas remnant I had found. I didn't use any interfacing for this one, but the seams/edges are all serged and the bottom has boxy corners to hold books, etc. while retaining its shape.
Sunday, January 29, 2012
This is a tote bag that I made to match my bible covers from an earlier post. I used my serger to finish the inside seams.
Now that I've figured it out, I love my serger for finishing up projects or quick straight line sewing!
Sorry for the fuzzy picture...apparently I don't get along wel with Instagram!
It only took me a couple days of sewing to decide that I needed something to help me keep track of my scissors and an easy place to put small bits of fabric and thread as I went. This little caddy has a trash pocket and little pockets for my scissors, marking pins, etc.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
So far I've signed up for a half-square triangle block of the month group from In Color Order, a sew along from Sew Much 2 Luv, a swoon quilt along from I'm A Ginger Monkey, and a mixed sampler quilt along from SewHappyGeek.
Here is my 1st block for the HST block of the month group.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
The covers are lined on the inside also.
This was my first project that really need to be fitted and a specific size (they won't work if they don't fit the book) so I was a bit nervous but they turned out pretty well. This was also the first time I've used interfacing...I used the fusible kind but Mom's iron wasn't really cooperating so I ended up having to use it like the sew-in kind, but it worked out I think. :)
The inspiration/guidance for these covers was this tutorial from 33stitches. It is very straight forward and easy to follow.
This was made in the rag quilt style except instead of using a middle layer of flannel and then a 2nd layer of the cotton for the back I just used the top layer of ME cotton and a layer of fleece. It is warm and the back is so soft when I'm