07 April, 2016

Makers Tote

I've done it... I've finally impressed myself with my sewing skills!  (It's only taken 30 years!)
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This most awesome bag is the Makers Tote and I made it!  Yip Yip!

At first I thought the colours were too much but I stuck in there and finished it but when I stepped back from it ... wow!  I LOVE it!

What do you think - too much colour or just right??

So what pattern did I use?
Pattern is the Makers Tote - keep an eye out for it here.
Magpie fabric is from my stash.

The pattern was easier to make than I thought it would be!  Honestly, I thought I may have been out of my depth when I decided to make it but the hardest thing was just cutting the fabric and that was only hard because my workspace is the kitchen table and well, I have two young kids with bottomless pits for stomachs - if you get my drift!  I used all my skills from when I made this bag -- it was a great way to start my bag journey! 
I'll be making myself another bag and then another -- I LOVE it!


  1. This looks fabulous, Rie! Well done. :D

    1. I'm totes happy with it!!! (pun intended)

  2. Looks ABSOLUTELY FAB! Love it!

  3. Very good....great. i'm making one . I agree cutting worst. But kids are grown out of house but have boggie that wants to lay on me or fabric..lol...i'm not going very fast mite be next year but i agree love this bag ..your colors are great happy bright colors.

    1. Thanks! The bag is super awesome and I love using it as I can stuff so much stuff into it!


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