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« on: December 05, 2011 03:36:18 PM »

I picked up a book in my local library recently (21 sensational patchwork bags by Susan Briscoe) and quickly became obsessed with making these little bags! So anyone who is getting something little from me this year, will no doubt find it wrapped inside of of these Cheesy

Strawberry ones


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And some poinsettia-y ones (with fabric recycled from a skirt)




It's a great quick project and perfect for using up small pieces of fabric! Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2011 03:39:49 PM »

They look really cute. Perfect for gift giving.
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« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2011 04:09:19 PM »

I adore these. The gift bag is a wonderful gift in itself!! So sweet and special.

I need to check out that book.
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« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2011 04:48:58 PM »

Always liked corduroy fabric, and these are so cute! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2011 05:00:31 PM »

Those are A-D-O-R-A-B-L-E!   Shocked
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« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2011 07:19:38 PM »

OMG - they are adorable.  I have to find that book.  I am imagining bright red with black or brown polka dots and emerald velvety leaves in my head right now....
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« Reply #6 on: December 05, 2011 07:26:31 PM »

those are so ridiculously cute!
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« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2011 01:33:35 AM »

Thank you!

That combination sounds wonderful, Onyxnoxy, especially the velvety leaves! Warning though, they do get a bit addictive... Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2011 03:59:40 AM »

Thank you!

That combination sounds wonderful, Onyxnoxy, especially the velvety leaves! Warning though, they do get a bit addictive... Cheesy

I can completely understand why!  How cute would that be to give people little ornaments, jewelry, chocolates, candies, little luxuries in those.  How big are they?
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« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2011 04:13:19 AM »

They're about 3-4 inches wide, so pretty small. Like she says in the book though, you can increase the pieces on a photocopier and make them any size. She has a really cute example of a pumpkin for trick or treating made this way!
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« Reply #10 on: December 09, 2011 01:08:59 PM »

Great idea! They are realy unique, now how does one find a pattern or instructions on how to make them.
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« Reply #11 on: December 09, 2011 01:13:46 PM »

Thank you! They're from a book I found in my local library - 21 sensational patchwork bags by Susan Briscoe Smiley
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« Reply #12 on: December 13, 2011 07:48:39 PM »

Omg! I want to make these sooooo badly!! I must hunt that pattern down....or figure it out from the photos! Thank you for posting Smiley
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oh those berry bags are sweeeeet!
 
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« Reply #14 on: December 15, 2011 02:16:30 PM »

Thank you! Smiley
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« Reply #15 on: April 06, 2017 08:11:51 AM »

All your little bags are delightful, I especially enjoy the ones from recycled skirt fabric.
I've ordered that book from the library, my daughter loves strawberries and is getting quite good at stitching. We'll try this together, she's sure to find it a fun project Smiley.
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« Reply #16 on: April 24, 2017 01:17:49 PM »

These bags are so cute. I found the book on line & you can go to the page where the berry patch bag is & copy it without going to a library or buy it.
https://books.google.com/books?id=SuDuUeZc5h4C&pg=PT101&source=gbs_toc_r&cad=4#v=onepage&q&f=false

I hope that works. I put a copy on my Pinterest too. Pinterest.com/ Sharalee3

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