A recent sewing endeavor!

comments (8) July 15th, 2008 in gallery     

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Views of my freshly made tote bag!
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Views of my freshly made tote bag!

Views of my freshly made tote bag!

Using a hip-to-piece tutorial for help, I made a lined brown tote bag with my own button design  on the front.  I raided my family button jar for true vintage buttons--you can't find ones like those at Walmart!  :)  I finished up the bag today and am very proud of it--I am a beginner at sewing, and am enjoying the benefits of wearing homeade things! Hope you enjoy the pics and try it yourself!  Its a great weekend project!

Pattern or design used: Sarah Minshall
posted in: gallery, trendy, chic, fabric, wearable, red, thread, vintage, handbag, purse, brown, other fiber, tote, buttons, mod, marigold

Comments (8)

elizabethjayne writes: You did a really fantastic job, especially for a beginner! I'm looking to get into sewing myself - I think you've inspired me to take the plunge ;)
Posted: 1:48 pm on August 16th
Tinic writes: Inspiring! My Mum has tons of buttons that I guess have become vintage by now.
Posted: 5:13 am on August 10th
AstridNicole writes: I love the display of vintage buttons!
Posted: 1:05 pm on August 1st
welshgrl2 writes: This bag is so cute! I love the striped lining.
Posted: 7:16 pm on July 23rd
MissBeadAlot writes: Thanks for the comment! It made my day! I have one question on the tote bag challenge: I am not 18 yet, im 15, soon to be turning 16 on July 23. Will I still be able to participate?
Posted: 11:02 am on July 17th
crafty_gal writes: Hi,
Go girl! I made a similar tote recently and have gotten tons of compliments.
Posted: 7:45 pm on July 16th
MichaelaMurphy writes: I love the way that this tote showcases your awesome button collection--you should enter this tote into the Tote-ally Crafty Bag Challenge. Just go to the homepage and click on the badge to enter.
Posted: 7:13 pm on July 16th
hiptopiecesquares writes: That looks awesome! It's exciting to see other people using my pattern (and having it work!). Fantastic job!!
Posted: 9:54 am on July 16th
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