Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Kimberly Sac Sew Along



My friends at the Fat Quarter Shop invited me to participate in the Kimberly Sac Sew Along and I had to say yes. This is a lovely bag designed by Joanna Figueroa and it's easy to make too. You will find the pattern here.



I decided to use some of my most favourite fabrics, all designs by Carolyn Friedlander from her Doe and Carkai lines.



I quilted my bag very heavily, using my domestic machine. The quilting was fun, and with such a small project the dense quilting did not take long at all.


Kimberly and Joanna even made a video to show us all how to make this bag - the pattern is here.



This bag is a good size for me, just big enough for my stuff but not so big to be really heavy on my shoulder.



My one modification was that I skipped the clip on hardware for the strap as I did not have any on hand. Otherwise, I am very pleased with this bag just the way it was designed and I made it in accordance with the pattern.



A number of bloggers are part of the Kimberly Sac Sew Along, you will find links to all of them on the Fat Quarter Blog today - well worth checking out.


Best,

Leanne

9 comments:

  1. Love your blue fabrics used and the orange lining in your bag. Beautiful!!

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  2. Your fabric choices and quilting just make it!

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  3. oooh! My dear grandkiddie wants a handle on the wee clutch I made her. This would be MUCH better! thanks :)

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  4. It is enviably lovely - beautiful colours and when you get the little burst of colour from the inside it's perfect.

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  5. Great fabric combo! Love Carolyn's collections.

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  6. Hi Leanne! This is really good bag and just I would need! You used beautiful fabrics! x Teje

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  7. Beautiful bag - love all of the fabrics especially the pop of orange for the lining!

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