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String-Patch Quilted Bag

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Category Quilting
Type Accessory
Style Funky, Hipster, Casual
AllThatPatchwor on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? cotton fabrics, batting, heavy interfacing behind tabs, magnetic snaps, zipper

AllThatPatchwor on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? I tried a different quilting pattern than I usually use on string-quilt patterns, and am quite pleased with it.

AllThatPatchwor on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? It is an easy design to do without a pattern. Anyone with just a little sewing experience can probably think it through. I did put a very heavy interfacing behind the dark blue tabs to which I attached the magnetic snaps for extra strength.

AllThatPatchwor on craftsy.com

can you get this pattern

03/28/2013 Flag

I didn't use a pattern but designed it as I went. Unfortunately, I haven't written it up as a pattern, either. Maybe someday I should. But if you have some sewing experience, you could easily design one similar yourself. If you don't feel confident just doing it, you might want to take the Craftsy course "Design Your Own Handbag," in which you'd learn how to do a whole variety of techniques.

03/29/2013 Flag

What size is your bag? Love the colors and different size stripes!

03/29/2013 Flag

Thanks. The bag was 12.5 inches square with a 40-inch strap.

03/30/2013 Flag

Have been making some of these string squares just for trial..now I know a project to make with them that isn't a bed quilt. Thanks.gma k...

04/20/2013 Flag

Thanks, great inspiration for a project at my quilt store!

06/22/2013 Flag

Love those colors!

02/10/2014 Flag