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:

Shari said...

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

Jo in TAS said...

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

Annie said...

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

Lurline said...

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♥

KaHolly said...

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.

Angels Come to Play said...

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

Nancy said...

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

sandra said...

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

loulee1 said...

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

Screen Door said...

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

Stephanie said...

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

dream said...

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Niki :-) said...

luv the bags!

Nancy said...

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

Guðrún said...

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

Lisa said...

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

toja said...

Lovely bags, all of them!

Amy said...

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

Leanne said...

Great bags teacher Donna.

Solstitches said...

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

May Kristin said...

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

Farmyard Crafts said...

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

Catherine said...

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

Stina said...

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

Fiona @ Dragonfly-Crafts said...

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

sewkalico said...

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

Laila said...

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

Christine said...

Lovely bags ... you all did well.
Christine

Jodie said...

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

Julia said...

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

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

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

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

Erica said...

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

Flutterby Angel said...

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

Little Mysteries said...

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

Anita said...

All very beautiful bags! You were all very productive.

Anonymous said...

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!!!!!!!!!!!