Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Another Charm Pack Purse

I made another one of these bags for a sample at the quilt shop.  Ruth asked what pattern I used, well, no pattern.  I saw something like this on a flickr picture or a blog and thought I would try it. 

I purchased a charm pack, which according to Moda Bake Shop contains 42 squares - Each Charm square is 5” x 5” I then sew 7 rows of 5 charm packs.  The sides are three rows and one row is the bottom.  The construction is then like a rectangle bag. 
This time I added jumbo rick-rack to the top.

I used a charm pack from

The front:
And the side with a bit too much sunshine:

I have some fabric lined up for a blouse for me but I am trying to make a quilt for dd#2.  She is moving into a much nicer apartment and I want to surprise her with a new quilt and throw pillows.  I think the move will happen before I get these items made.


  1. I just love those colors.

  2. These are great bags! Love the fun feeling they have!

  3. Your bags are always so fresh and happy looking!