Sixty-one days

October 14, 2008 at 4:17 pm 3 comments

Last weekend was the perfect mixture of busy and relaxing. I love weekends like that.

Not much sewing got done, but that’s okay. A girl’s gotta step away from the sewing machine occasionally, you know? With 61 days left until Atomic Holiday Bazaar and a calendar of extremely full weekends coming up (including Craft Roots!), I’m still feeling the pressure. But it was good to take a short break.

I’ve been working on some market totes. I’m dying to make one for myself, but I just don’t have time right now.

I think one of these roomy totes would make a perfect beach bag. They’re huge and so durable. And machine washable, which is really the only way to get wet sand out of a bag.

I’m starting to run low on corduroy, so I’m using up everything I have before treating myself to a trip to the fabric store. I’m trying to be really good and only buy new fabric when I absolutely have to.

I especially love the color combination on this one:

I’m telling you, I’m about ready to grab one of these for myself!

But I won’t. I have more self-control than that. (I think.)

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Entry filed under: Craft shows, Handmade goodies, Kitties, Sewing.

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Cassie  |  October 14, 2008 at 5:30 pm

    Oh, I love the star bag! Excellent kitty photo, btw.

    Reply
  • 2. Hannah  |  October 14, 2008 at 5:54 pm

    I have been thinking about you. wondering how you are coming along. I know you have some shows coming up. I see that you have been very busy! Everything looks fantastic, great job!

    Reply
  • 3. Erin K  |  October 15, 2008 at 8:34 am

    These are fantastic bags. 🙂

    Reply

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