Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Sewing for Friends and Last Day of Summer Vacation

School starts tomorrow and my girls will be Sophomores, hard to believe!  I have been sewing several things plus painting Meredith's bedroom.

I really thought I was finished making purses and totes but all of a sudden people are wanting to buy these big size totes.  I think girls are wanting them for their books and laptops.  Here is one I made this week:




She wanted a laptop sleeve to match and I used this wonderful tutorial.  Now asked me if the sleeve fit her laptop, well, I don't know, the measurements are for the laptop she is hoping to get! 

A friend of the girls wanted me to make her a bag, she would buy the fabric and pay me for my time.  I made this bag with some alterations.from this pattern.  I had some fabric leftover so we thought she needed a matching notebook.  The girls gave this to her for her birthday, she was thrilled.


Off to walk, pick-up the girls from softball and then sew a couple more bags.  I did make Meredith a sleeveless Jalie 2919, pictures soon, it is darling.

6 comments:

  1. Cute tote/bag/notebook! I really like how the blue-ish tote expands on the sides.

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  2. You make such glorious bags! Every one is fresh and definitely eye candy!

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  3. The bags are so cute. Love the notebook idea too! Can't wait to see the drapey vest.

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  4. Those bags that you make are so much prettier than a backpack. I can see why people are buying them.

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  5. How many hours do you sleep? Are there only 24 hours in your day too? I am always impressed with your output, quality, and well, style! I have no idea how you do it all, I want some of what ever it is!

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