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Lella Boutique, Moda, Patterns by Annie, Soft and Stable

Every Way Every Day Bag

I have been the busiest I have ever been this "Quilt Market" season.  I think I have sewn over 20 bags, and quilted many quilts.  I always get so sad that I can't share until market it over. But luckily it is just around the corner. Since I can't share all the lovely bags and fabrics I've been sewing with just yet. I wanted to show you a great new pattern from Patterns by Annie. It is called the Every Way Every Day Bag. This is a pretty great bag, it comes with a bunch of different ways to carry it. Included are the perfect length handles, backpack straps (that can be removed at the bottom and put in the pocket if you don't want to use them), a carrying strap, AND if that wasn't enough included in the pattern are some stroller straps.               The pattern also includes the instructions for a...

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Art Gallery Fabrics, Blog Tour, Bonnie Christine, Hello Ollie Fabric, Open Wide Bag, Patterns by Annie, Uncategorized

Hello Ollie Blog Tour

So excited to be apart of this wonderful blog hop featuring Bonnie Christine's fabric line Hello Ollie.  I feel so privileged to sew for Bonnie for Spring Market just a few months ago, as she debuted Hello Ollie for Art Gallery Fabrics.Hopefully you got a chance to check out Lisa's beautiful post yesterday. There have been come incredible posts already from the #HelloOllieBlogTour so hope you will continue to join us!  Here is the schedule for past and future posts!If any of you follow me it is no surprise to you that I sewed up one of Annie's fabulous designs.  Her Open Wide! pattern is one of my most favorites.  I love making it and especially find great use for these bags everyday!  I had a hard time picking which prints to use from the line (because they all are so great) here are the prints I ended up with!I quilted these...

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Patterns by Annie, Soft and Stable, Stash and Dash, Uncategorized


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...

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Catch all Caddy, Patterns by Annie, Purse Palooza, Sew Sweetness, Soft and Stable, Uncategorized

Purse Palooza

I was so excited the day that Sara Lawson of Sew Sweetness asked me to be a guest pattern reviewer on her blog. She has organized a wonderful line up of purse pattern reviews for the whole month of October!  If you are into making bags, you should definitely head over there and take a gander at all of the wonderful bag patterns that are out in the world.  Aren't we lucky to exist with such creative people all around us.I chose to review one of Annie's patterns.  Many of your know that I make many of her patterns. (I'm partially addicted to them, and Soft and Stable, and how can I forget her handbag zippers in 48 colors)!!So here are a few pictures of my Catch All Caddy!   I enjoyed so much the chance to make this wonderful pattern.  And I am so happy to fill it with all...

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