Latest Blog Entries — SewMichelle

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My Sunday Best

October 11, 2012 • 1 response

 

Here is my latest project and of course it is a tote bag :>)  This pattern is for sale on my Etsy store (click HERE to take you directly there).   Normally I don't sell any embroidery designs that I use on my samples, but I am trying something new this time.  This pattern includes the embroidery designs shown on the tote bag as a BONUS with the purchase of my pattern.  The designs will be sent with the pattern in JEF, PES, HUS and EXP formats.  Both designs (an applique cross for the lining) require at least a 5"x 7" hoop to...

 

Coming from the 80's generation, I'm calling this bag, Purple Rain. It is made from a gorgeous purple, teal and green cotton fabric that I bought at Joann's a few years ago and I wish now I had bought about 10 yards of it.  The polka dot fabric adds just the right touch to make the teal/aqua color pop. I used the 1" scalloped ruler maker from QuickPointsRuler.com (such a neat tool) and then of course I had to add rick rack somewhere, so I nestled it between the scallops and the outside rim of the bag.  I also added two...