Some More Scrappy Sewing

Today, I dug to the bottom of my scrap basket for the “just right” fabrics for these two purses.  When Hubby arrived home and peeked into the sewing room, he exclaimed “what’s all that?!?” at the mess of fabrics laying all over.  It’s amazing how many little scraps fit into my bin, and how enormous they look when they’ve been dug into for a few hours trying to find this or that.  I’m pretty pleased with what I found in there, each purse has a wide variety of prints, with the color being the unifying factor in the design.

They’re newly listed in my Etsy shop, click on the picture to view the listing details.

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8 Responses to “Some More Scrappy Sewing”


  1. 1 Melanie September 12, 2008 at 7:17 pm

    I LOVE them! Great job. 🙂 I’m so impressed with that you used only scraps. I tire of looking through my big box of scraps. They tend to go to friends for projects of this and that….at least they are being used!

  2. 2 Elaine/Muddling Through September 12, 2008 at 7:43 pm

    What a wonderful eye you have for color and design. Those are beautiful!

  3. 3 Krista September 12, 2008 at 8:19 pm

    Girl, you rock! I can’t believe those are all scraps you threw together!

  4. 4 Astrid September 12, 2008 at 10:23 pm

    I love these! I was actually spending last night searching for free purse patterns, and I ended up making pot holders instead, because I didn’t find what I was looking for. These are amazing – but then, I don’t know how to quilt… The individual stripes are perfect, it’s quite an adventure to look at these! 🙂

  5. 5 Marcia September 14, 2008 at 6:33 am

    Those purses are adorable! I love the buttons on the pink one, such a nice touch.

  6. 6 Jessica September 16, 2008 at 7:34 am

    Absolutely adorable! I love them!!!

  7. 7 Jennifer October 30, 2008 at 8:02 pm

    Hi there, the stuff you make is fabulous. Just out of curiosity, what kind of sewing machine and serger do you own. I’m looking to get new of both. I have sewn a bit and am not to concerned about having a machine that does super fancy embroidery stitch work. I’ve been looking at the Bernina’s

  8. 8 Tamara W January 17, 2010 at 5:38 pm

    PLEEEASE tell me you have a pattern available for this purse. It is da bomb!! Tamara


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