Bohemian Bag

comments (2) May 3rd, 2009 in gallery     

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mary_anna mary_anna, member
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Here's my finished "Bohemian Bag" using Lila Tueller's Soiree fabrics.  (It's also a Lila Tueller bag pattern - I'm kinda a stalker, er, fan!)  This was my very first quilting project, and I think it came out beautifully!  I get comments on it daily - people assume I bought it - and that it's some exclusive new Vera Bradley design.  I must say, I'm a huge Vera fan so I found that really flattering!

For the bag's interior, I used scraps of the polka dots to make the pockets.  The interior fabrics are all covered with iron-on vinyl so it's water resistant.  I was thinking of making this bag as a diaper bag for my little sister who's expecting her first baby in August.  After carrying it, though, it's not really big enough to be a new mom's bag.  (It works for me because my boys are 4 and almost 2 so I only have to carry 1 diaper and a small clutch of wipes on most trips out.  Anything more, and I carry my Skip Hop backpack, which is the best diaper bag ever, BTW!)

And, not to toot my own horn (really, I must!)  Lila HERSELF emailed me to compliment my completed bag!!!  She also offered me some advice to my questions while I was sewing the bag.  How cool is she?! 


Pattern or design used: Lila Tueller's Bohemian Bag
posted in: gallery, fabric, green, purse, pink, handbag, white, turquoise, purple, yellow, orange, violet, fuchsia, indigo

Comments (2)

mrscolumbo writes: I've often looked at that bag and her fabrics .. gorgeous. Love the color choices and the size !!
Posted: 9:21 pm on May 4th
theemptynest writes: Love it!!!
Posted: 8:26 am on May 4th
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