I have wanted to find a pattern for project bags after seeing such splendid specimens on Faye's blog the Carolina Stitcher. I knew that I could do a stitching bag for the Stitching Group as a Christmas present.
I got a Heart and Hand pattern that had the finishing instructions.
Instead of the stitched pattern that came with it, I stitched With Thy Needle and Thread Sewing Bird.
I picked up the fabric at the local quilt store. It's a Civil War reproduction and I thought it would go well with the stitched piece.
I should have taken a picture of the inside of the bag since there are two pockets.
I used the red fabric for that.
I did make a little beaded bling as a zipper pull in the colors of the fabric.
Arttie said, "You even put in zippers."
I told her, "I did take sewing in high school. I even know how to make flat feld seams."
Not that I use them very often.
In my younger days, I did sew a few skirts with matching purse covers.
I had one of the wooden purse handle with the covers that buttoned on.
I really don't like to sew other than for things like this.
I don't like sitting at a sewing machine so I don't know that I ever would be a quilter.
The latest update on the LK Mystery Sampler.
Don't know that it will be done by Christmas.
Thanks for stopping and keep on stitching.