Quilting Quickly II: Patterns, Techniques & Tips »
InstructionsUse borders around the star to make it equal three rows of three charm packs. I added a flap and Velcro closure to the general instructions for a purse in Quilting Quickly 1.I also made it a shoulder bag because that is what she likes.
Type of item: Accessory
cotton fabric, charm packs,
What was your inspiration?
My sister-in-law completed her Ph.D while working full time, giving time to her kids and grand kids,and driving for several years twice a week -250 miles for classes. I wanted to design a unique present for her that represented the hard work and hours and miles she put in.
What are you most proud of?
Figuring out how to make a large block and charm packs work together fora purse.
Picking embroidery stitches for quilting that enhanced the design.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Use a slightly longer stitch so you can do your "frog stitch" (rip it,rip it)