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1  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Crayon Roll/Caddy - Pics! on: July 10, 2007 10:38:22 AM
Inspired by this lovely craftster's post: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=173827.0

I created my own little crayon roll. It was really easy to make, but it did take a minute to sew in all of those little channels! I used a 24-pack of crayons, instead of the smaller packs. I was surprised at how cheap crayons are! 12 cents for a box of 24 at Wal-mart! Anway, enjoy the pics, and comments good or bad always appreciated!    Grin


















2  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Baby Showers And Gifts For New Babies / Wipeable Baby Bibs? on: May 04, 2007 06:51:48 AM
This morning at my daughter's daycare, I saw another baby's bib that looked like fabric (Michael Miller disco dot, to be exact) with some sort of wipeable stuff fused to it. Does anyone know what this might be? I might have to go to Hancock Fabrics and investigate. I bought some of those vinyl bibs for my daughter when she eats solids, but they're not very flexible, and they smell like vinyl. And then after she eats they smell like vinyl and whatever she just ate. ha.

Any suggestions?
3  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Baby Showers And Gifts For New Babies / Yet Another Taggie! on: May 02, 2007 12:38:03 PM
I may be addicted to making taggies. This one is for my 2 year old nephew, who saw his baby sister's original Taggie, and thought it was pretty cool. I didn't think he's too old for one, so I made it just for him. He's a huge Veggie Tales fan, so this fabric was perfect! Since he's a little older, I made it bigger than my first one (12"x12").. this one measures about 20"x22". It's super soft flannel, so I almost hate to give it away!



Closeup:


I know there's a patent on the original Taggie brand, so I think I'll just start calling them loopies. hahaha.  Wink

4  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Couple of new bags.. Kind of img heavy.. on: May 02, 2007 12:33:12 PM
I'm getting better at making purses (I think). Please let me know what you think of my latest!

This is a diaper/tote bag I made out of two placemats. It's a little boring on the outside, so I might add some sort of applique or something. Suggestions?



Inside:


My first Jordy!


Inside.. no pockets or anything, I thought it would make a good little girl purse. It's kind of small.


Thanks for looking! I'd love to hear your comments!  Grin
5  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Another Placemat Purse/Tote Bag! on: April 10, 2007 10:54:24 AM
I think I'm officially addicted to making placemat purses. This is my second one, and I'm already planning a third..I'm going to attempt a placemat diaper bag. I guess this would be more of a placemat tote bag, but it was fun and easy, so it doesn't really matter. I bought these placemats at Wal-Mart for $1.50 each, and the pack of 2 coordinating napkins for $2.50 I think. I used a piece of one napkin for the inside pocket, and haven't decided what to do with the other napkin. Maybe more pockets?



6  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Baby Showers And Gifts For New Babies / My Taggie! on: April 10, 2007 10:47:37 AM
I saw the tut for the taggie blanket and had to try my own for my little one. It was so easy! I showed my sis-in-law and now I have to make one for my niece and nephew...



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7  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / My first bag! on: March 22, 2007 12:56:03 PM
I know it's very plain, but this is the first bag I've ever done! It's a placemat bag at that, so I hardly feel like I've done anything. Special thanks to not2old4glitter for this tute: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=94934.0! It really helped me understand the corners! I'm new to sewing, so I was pretty proud of myself.

Can't post pictures yet, so here are the links:




I was too lazy to change the thread to red or black, so the light blue thread is visible where I sewed the straps on. Does anyone have any suggestions for embellishments to cover up the light blue thread? Next time I'm going to add pockets, and possibly a liner.

Thanks for looking!
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