So… if you haven’t heard already, there is a lot of hype about this little bag!
The Stash and Dash Bag
is a pattern that Annie wrote for her 2nd Annual summer sew-a-long. It a fabulous pattern and even better… it’s FREE for a limited time. So don’t wait to snag a copy for yourself. (Until Oct. 1)
I had so much fun making this bag and especially loved brushing up on some of the best bag making tips I’ve seen! They are all posted on Annie’s blog
. If you have never made one of Annie’s patterns try out this one. Then go crazy with the rest of them. The tips presented in her blog series will help you become a #patternsbyannie master!
Pictured above are some of the tools I used while making the Stash and Dash bag. These are bag making necessities in my opinion. I wouldn’t be without them while making a bag.
- Wonder clips
- Pressing tool
- Quick turn tube turner
- Clover chalk markers (whites my favorite)
I wanted to make a patchwork Stash and Dash, so I gathered some lovely Amy Butler Violette
fabrics scraps I had laying around. I cut 2.5” squares and pieced them together. Then quilted lines a 1/4” away from each seam through the layers of lining fabric and soft and stable. I love how the quilting turned out, and I especially love the colorful patchwork.
Two things to note, I did leave of the vinyl pocket on the back, and I did not make zipper pulls on my case. (I may add them later, but I haven’t decided.)
As I started thinking about the next Stash and Dash Bag I would make I remembered I have bunches of quilted Soft and Stable scraps left from previous projects. SO, I just grabbed a pre quilted piece of Soft and Stable out of my selection, and came up with this fun combination.
I used some fabric I had left over from a bag I had made for Sherri and Chelsi out of there new collection Bright Sun for Quilt Market. My quilted fabric wasn’t quite big enough so I just adjusted the size! It’s a Mini Stash and Dash. AND I LOVE IT.
I really love how the Mini turned out! I think i’m addicted to these bags!
So now… Here’s your opportunity to win a Stash and Dash Finishing Kit for yourself. Leave a comment below on what you would store in your Stash and Dash bag and you will be entered to WIN! Winner will be selected Monday August 24!
As always thanks for stoping by!
UPDATE! The winner is Denise, Congratulations! Thank you all for stopping by and leaving your comments!