Monday, 13 October 2014

Tote bag for my mum

I told you I was obsessed with tote bags...

Tote number five 

I made this one for my Mum for her birthday.  It's similar to, but not quite the same as, the last version I made.

Tote number five 

I didn't have a half yard of a single fabric I wanted to use to line this tote, so I used two fat quarters instead.  I rather like having two different fabrics for the lining.

Tote number five

If you'd like to make your own version of this tote, you can find the tutorial here.  I have fabrics picked to make one more, this time for myself, and I'm planning to make it giant so I can fit a whole bunch of quilting gear in there.  I have a reasonably formidable to-do list but these only take a couple of hours so I'm sure I'll find the time soon.

I'm going to link up this finish with crazy mom quilts.

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6 comments:

Lynn McIndoe said...

I made two of these totes from your tutorial last week, I had a similar fabric to the aqua Echino birds fabric and a light bulb went on. I had wondered what to do with the fabric. I made a second one reversing the 2 main fabrics, and have gifted that to a friend. I am thinking of making 2 for the daughter-in-laws for Christmas. So quick easy and satisfying to make. Thanks so much for the tutorial.

Patchwork and Play said...

Great fabric choices Adrianne! I bet your Mum loves it!

gnomeangel said...

Fabulous tote! I'm sure your mum will love it and get lots of use out of it. :)

West Michigan Quilter said...

I know what you mean. You can't have too many tote bags. Ii love them and seem to be obsessed with making them too. Love yours. Nice tutorial too!

dutchcomfort said...

It’s Tote-ly lovely!

Charles D. Mancuso said...

Our Tote Bags NZ are 100% cotton made and fully washable. Black , green, blue, purple, pink and other colors are also available.