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Happiness Bag - Front

Created in this Craftsy Course

Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags taught by Tara Rebman

Add spontaneous piecing to your bag of quilting tricks and make a beautiful patchwork tote designed by Tara Rebman.

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Category Quilting
Type Accessory
Style Casual, Funky
Kamloops Kim on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? assorted fabrics, interfacing

Kamloops Kim on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? The zippered pockets, hands down. I have always been a little intimidated with the idea of sewing a zipper but it was so easy and they look so good! The was the quickest I ever finished a course and I did finish it!

Kamloops Kim on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't choose too heavy of a material for the bag bottem. I did, thinking that it would make a nice, sturdy bottom but it was actually too heavy to completely sew in the boxed corners.

Kamloops Kim on craftsy.com

It looks great! What fabric did you use for the bottom that was so hard to work with?

07/09/2013 Flag

it was a HEAVY upholstery fabric, next one will be lighter.

07/09/2013 Flag

I love your fabric selections - especially the flap fabric, the acid green fabric next to it, and the technicolor floral...also the binding. Your bag is beautiful!

07/10/2013 Flag

Absolutely stunningly beautiful. Love the shape but those colours are just gorgeous.

07/10/2013 Flag

Wow does this POP ! Great fabric pattern and color choices...it does make you feel happy just to see it !!!

07/16/2013 Flag