This post is part of Purse Palooza 2012.For full schedule of guest post pattern reviews and prizes, click here! Monique of Monique’s Stitches is the biggest Sis Boom fan that I know of. She recently made a sweet apron for Jennifer Paganeli’s book, ‘Happy Home’, as part of the book’s blog hop. Monique has a very busy shop, where she makes quilted bedding, diaper bags, and other bedding accessories.
I knew when Sara asked me to participate in the Purse Palooza which bag I would make! I just received my copy of Jennifer Paganelli’s Happy Home book, and the Millie’s Market Tote looked fun to try out in her Crazy Love fabrics. Pictured is how it looks in the book, but I chose to make mine patchwork and I’ll explain my modifications.
This post is part of Purse Palooza 2012.For full schedule of guest post pattern reviews and prizes, click here! Today’s guest post is from Caroline, who blogs at Carolina Fair, although you probably know her best from Sew Can She, the well-known daily free tutorial site which features all online sewing patterns that are free. If you don’t already, sign up to receive the daily e-mails and get a new tutorial every day in your inbox!
Hello everybody! This is Caroline, the behind the scenes gal at the website www.sewcanshe.com where we feature a new free sewing tutorial from a different awesome blog every day. (We feature Sew Sweetness regularly.)
This post is part of Purse Palooza 2012.For full schedule of guest post pattern reviews and prizes, click here!
The 2nd guest post of the day is from Ayumi of Pink Penguin. Ayumi is super-talented, and there are about a dozen tutorials on her right-hand sidebar that you will *definitely* want to make! Her specialty is working with Japanese fabrics, which I love and which I find really refreshing!
This is a quilted tote I made for Amy using one of the signature bag patterns in Kumiko Fujita’s ABC book. Although this book is out-of-print and is very hard to find, the construction of this tote is quite simple enough for most folks with some bag/purse experience to figure out how to make it pretty easily. I’d like to talk about this bag as a part of Purse Palooza (more about the event in my previous post.) Here are some questions Sara of Sew Sweetness, the lovely host of this fun event, has kindly prepared for us.