Monday, December 12, 2011

My personal bag week: Day 1

I've made a lot of bags recently for Christmas presents.  First up is the Jane Market Bag:

For some reason when pulling/purchasing fabrics for these I was certain that I could make the exterior with fat quarters. You can't.  I started cutting the first bag and realized I didn't have enough fabric.  I altered the pattern on the first three bags and adjusted the size of the side pieces to make them fat quarter friendly since I didn't want to buy more fabric.  It ended up working out just fine.



21 comments:

  1. Wow they are beautiful! Love the fabric choices!

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  2. Hi Kati! Wonderful bags! Your fabrics are beautiful as always but also your pattern is really good! I love how you have used other fabric on the sides and the straps! x Teje

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  3. Cute bags Kati!! Looks like you've been quite busy!! I never quite got to the bags I was going to make this year. You've inspired me to try to squeeze in at least one, I think it's way more fun that shopping-Ha!!

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  4. Those bags are adorable! I think I need to get that pattern, it looks like just the perfect sized bag. Great to hear about the easy alterations to make them FQ friendly!

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  5. These are great - I agree - the fabric choices are terrific!

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  6. Lovely bags!! It turns out we are driving through Utah after all to pick up Peter so we will be there the night of the 18th and morning of the 19th. If it works out, I would LOVE to see you all on the 19th!

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  7. I was going to make one this weekend but didn't have the energy after xmas shopping.

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  8. They look fab, I'd never have known they were adjusted :o)

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  9. Fabulous bags! love that Joel Dewberry one!

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  10. They are all lovely Kati - great FQ save!

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  11. Well whatever you did the bags came out perfectly! Your fabric choices were great!

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  12. Love these all! Maybe I should whip up a few for Christmas presents . . .

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  13. These are just adorable ... I love 2nd one!

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  14. They look great! I especially love the colors on the second one. Very pretty.

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  15. Ive been looking at this pattern for a while, now you have inspired me to get cracking and get some made up, thank you :)

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