I brought the Sew Together Bag pattern from Periwinkle Patchwork .... dont remember when, but hoping it was only last January!
Anyway Ann was on her way to town, bringing her shop for our local quilt show....and a pattern I had requested from her. And the lovely fabrics I had purchased at Quilters Harvest were staring at me!
SEW I knew that I had to get that pattern made up! Plus I had finished all the boring stuff (binding, quilting, hanging sleeves) for the quilts going on display. So I deserved a treat.
I was warned this isnt the easiest pattern, but I didn't find it too bad. The pattern its self is really really well written but you have to have your thinking cap on - I made it over two days, which I think really helped - making this in a rush would be a recipe for disaster.I was lucky in that I also only used interfacing (thank you Lisa for introducing me to the joys of interfacing!) and not wadding. Mind you I still broke a needle :( when I was sewing it all together. I do not like machine sewing binding on, but I did do it on this project - because there was no nice soft wadding to make hand sewing easier. It went OK, not fantastic, but acceptable. I like this bag so much I am thinking about making another one ;)
Happy quilting Sue.