Category Archives: bags and purses

April 2022 OMG Finish

Sewing about half the pattern for The Margo Handbag by Lazy Girl Designs was my OMG for April. I sometimes stall when sewing bags. I like the idea of making them, but sometimes find them fussy and tedious. They tend … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash April 24, 2022

I finished the Margo Handbag this week for a yard and a half out. No fabric in. I’ll post a picture and pattern review in a few days. I enjoyed having something simple to sew at night so much that … Continue reading

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Bag Progress

I’ve been working steadily on the Margo Handbag. I have a love-hate relationship with bag making. I like the idea of making purses, but I don’t always enjoy the tedium of it. I sometimes find the instructions lacking, but this … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash April 10, 2022

No fabric in this week. I fully finished Christmas Eve for a little fabric out. I couldn’t get the color right in the picture. The outer border is a light sage green. I also cut out the Margo Handbag this … Continue reading

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April 2022 Short List And OMG

I finished my March OMG, catching up on the band sampler. I also finished Roads. Finishes are good because they make room for new projects. The band sampler is on a break. My Guild isn’t demonstrating the stitches for the … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash April 3, 2022

No change in the numbers. I’m still working on framing Christmas Eve. I expect to finish it this week. I’m also thinking about the next project. I like to have a couple things going in case a project requires thought … Continue reading

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Small Steps

Sometimes it’s all you can do to make a little progress on a project. This morning I managed fabric selection for the bag. The fabric on the left came from my Guild’s fabric sale a few months ago. The others … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash December 19, 2021

No change in the numbers. I need a mindless sewing project, something to pick at when time allows. Here’s my choice. According to the tag on the pattern, I bought it a couple years ago at the thrift. I haven’t … Continue reading

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December OMG

The gift has been received and I can show a picture now. The other two are going to my co-workers, but I know they don’t read blogs. I think this will do me on these bags for a while. I’m … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash September 24, 2017

No fabric in this week. I made a smaller zipper pouch yesterday that fits my needs much better. I love the fun fabrics. This one turned out better than the first, like anything else made multiple times. Now I know … Continue reading

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