Today I got to play in my Sewing Cave... I am participating in a swap with some friends that knit, crochet, and cross-stitch.. I've been known to do a little cross-stitching in the past, but my love is quilting/sewing.. (as many of you know). So I had to come up with something to swap,that wasn't necessarily a quilt, but my partner could find useful. The rules are..You have to make it yourself, and you can't spend more than $15.00 on supplies...and you have to think Winter... A bit of a challenge, when you don't know the person your swapping with at all.
My partner doesn't know who I am, but she says in the bio that we had to each fill out that she loves DC Comics and Marvel comics... So I searched around Etsy and found this wonderful fabric...at 2PinkPigs shop. It's perfect, for a Supergirl! Right???? *giggle*. ($4.50 for a fatquarter)
I bought a couple of 1/4 yd cuts of Kona Red & Yellow & Green (on sale so $3.75 total)
and a yard of kona black also on sale ($5.25)
and I also found a fun Disney Christmas print (my Winter theme item also on sale)
bought a 1/4 yard (1.50)
So here it is... My $15.00 Craft item.... A reversible, reusable Grocery Bag...
I love how it turned out... I used a tutorial over at The Seasoned Homemaker.
Click on the blog name and you can check out the tutorial..she was making a Man Tote..*giggle*
Thank you Leslie for a great tutorial!!
I did modify it a bit, so that I could piece it for the fabric and accents, but its a great basic pattern.. I double topstitched every seam to give it some extra strength, and I didn't use the pocket (from the tutorial) Since my reversible fabrics didn't really go with each other..*grin*
What a Great Bag!
I Love it! Here's the other side..
(I covered the Winter theme with that Christmas Disney print)
and I grabbed a bunch of items from my Pantry and it holds quite a bit!
I really hope my partner likes it! I mean...who wouldn't love a superhero bag with a mouse hiding inside to make you smile. Thanks so much for stopping by....I know I am going to make a few more of these for me.
Till Next Time...