Evening in the Garden Quilts

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One More Finish Today

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I did it!  For some reason, I had to drag myself kicking and screaming the whole way, but I made the first boxy pouch!  This is for me, maybe to hold electronics cords, but mosty to work through the process.  And it was easy!  This is a very good tutorial.  It took longer because it is lined, but it would be a snap to do from laminate or maybe pre-quilted fabric.  I made the handle more narrow, and may go thinner next time.  I would definitly add a second pull tab.  And I’m thinking that both handle and pull tabs could be made of brightly colored webbing.

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I know, the crust doesn’t belong on the inside, but I didn’t want a tan bag!  Still cute.  I used a brown zipper so as not to use up one of my fun colors, but I like it.  With the pieces already cut and interfaced, it took a bit over an hour.  I know the rest will be quicker.

Linking up with Finish it up Friday at Freshly Pieced.

Author: Valerie

I'm Valerie, also known as Scooquilt. I am passionate about fabric and quilting. My quilts are colorful and modern, but grounded in traditional blocks. My degrees are in Fine Arts and Education. I'm retired from teaching and trying to quilt daily. Reading, gardening, and cats are also important to me.

3 thoughts on “One More Finish Today

  1. I made them from oilcloth too, they’re great fun, but yes I agree a tab at the other end would be a good idea

  2. Pingback: Sunday Stash Report and Goals Update 8/6/14 | Evening in the Garden Quilts

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