Sunday, 1 February 2009

bag day............

Today my 2B SIL came out to learn to sew............she has the same machine
as Fairy Girl so I knew how to use it....(not the she really
did)......hmmm.....what to make.......it was her birthday not long ago and I
told her I would teach her to make something and she could raid the stash
for her present........
We ended up making the following bag........my simple design.........of
course Fairy Girl had to be in on the action.........I cut them all and the
girls followed instructions well........

2B SIL's bag........gold star........she did so well.........

Fairy Girls bag...........I did the straps and a little smidgen more but she did most and I was very proud of her work..............and mostly straight lines.......(Ric Rac see that bit of selvedge in the bag handle - your corrupting my daughter.........lol)

she wants this to be her sewing bag..........(oh and she already has some WIP's - scary she wrote a "to do list" on her little blackboard)

and inside we all have pockets and magnets clasps............

and finally my first one...........I cut 2 and I nearly have the 2nd one done.........but it is time for bed.........these bags are about 14 x 17 inch's in size so nice big bags............

.........take care til next time.............
.......Chookyblue..........

36 comments:

  1. the bags look great! i love the pink paisley one...

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  2. What a lovely teacher you are! They're all beautiful but your's is my favourite!!

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  3. LOVE LOVE LOVE the bags Chooky. I am always sucked in by bags - off to school again tomorrow.

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  4. Great bags, Chooky - nice you had fun with family and that is the best thing - Fairy girl is certainly following in Mum's footsteps - you are so lucky!
    Hugs - Lurline♥

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  5. Teaching (children) to sew is the most fun!! They did a great job. You did, too! Love those bags. I'm a sucker for bags, too.

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  6. Hey Teach well done...the bags are great. Where do you find the time? Thanks for the chat....it is too late to make scones but they are going to happen very soon.
    Fairy Girl did so well even with the needle out of position.
    Shelley

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  7. I've been bagging recently, too. It's hard to stop. . . . .

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  8. They all look great!
    Turning your blog in to a book seems a very good idea!

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  9. Cool bags. I love getting together with my sister to sew, doesn't happen very often now.

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  10. Great Bags---- Love the red one...

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  11. Great bags...all 3. Funny about Fairy Girl and her selvedges and to do list. Gotta start them young!

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  12. italian quilt contest, unbelieveble pics before contest time line
    http://picasaweb.google.it/dreamquilter1/ItalianInternationalQuiltContest2009PrimaveraENellAria#

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  13. great bags. Are there directions, sizes somewhere? These would be great for Christmas gifts...

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  14. You are a great teacher and they are even better students.

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  15. LOVE your bags! What pattern did you use? They would be great for summer cuz they're so big!

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  16. KOOL bags,sounds like you guys ahd a good time.Nice of you to teach them.......Enjoy them.......

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  17. Looks as though you all had a very productive day.
    The bags are all beautiful.
    How cute that Fairy Girl has her own "to do" list :)

    Margaret

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  18. Lovely bags! And what a great bag-day you all had!

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  19. The bags look great! What an excellent project for someone that's not done a lot of sewing too.

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  20. The bags look terrific! Well Done guys! Happy Stitching, Cathy

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  21. Ohhh...nice going...all three are just wonderful!! :o)

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  22. WOW! You are very productive girls. They all look great! So what's next at the "Chookyblue Sewing Classes" ????

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  23. Love the rose bag!! That's a great project because at the end the students have something to show for their effort. Well done!!

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  24. Great bags. I love them all. Hugs to the three of you from me in the cold snow world :-)

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  25. Lovely bags ... you all did well.
    Christine

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  26. The bags are really cute, good work by all involved.

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  27. The bags look great! I love the paisley one...

    Fairy girl is doing great, taking after Mum!
    Julia ♥

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  28. So we now call you Miss Chooky or is is just Miss..lovely bags, all so bright and happy..

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  29. The bags are lovely! A great job to all,it is wonderful of you to be teaching your daughter and SIL to sew!
    Happy Stitching
    Cheers Erica

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  30. Hey Chooky....looks like you missed your calling....should have been a teacher....lol.....
    Great job by all of you! Love the pattern.

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  31. The bags all look great. Fairy Girl is amazing. A WIP list already, I can't believe it!

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  32. All very beautiful bags! You were all very productive.

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  33. JPB - Hmmmm Again I say where is mine????? The distance between us really stops me coming over there and pushing you to make me one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Fairy Girl might be squashed girl soon if she doesn't take care of her beautiful aunty and make her projects!!!!!!!!!!!

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