Posts in : Sewing Archives - Color Girl Quilts by Sharon McConnell

  • Jul
    06

    The Time I made a Bag, and Liked it!


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    I would not consider myself a successful bag (or any 3-dimensional) sewist. BUT…I feel quite inclined to make more bags since I sewed this Emblem Duffel bag. The pattern is by Sara of SewSweetness and I was lucky enough to be a tester when the pattern was in progress. You can get the Emblem Duffel pattern […]

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  • Mar
    26

    3-D Sewing! A Work in Progress


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    A while back I wrote about getting the new book by Sara Lawson (SewSweetness), Windy City Bags. The bag that jumped out me most was a little backpack, and although I am not super confident at my 3-D sewing skills, I jumped in! The hardest part of making a bag versus a quilt is that […]

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  • Dec
    26

    Recommended Reading: Windy City Bags


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    I was lucky enough to get my hands on a copy of Sara Lawson’s brand new sewing book, Windy City Bags, and I thought I would tell you bit of my thoughts about it. I have a love-hate relationship with the Purse. I am constantly torn between the need to carry my essential stuff (credit […]

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  • Feb
    24

    New Sewing: My Aeroplane Bag


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    I sewed something that is not a quilt! I am pretty proud of myself, but have to give some credit to help, or at least moral support, provided by my mom. She is a great sewist and helped me with this pattern. I had long admired the Aeroplane Bag pattern by Sara Lawson (Sew Sweetness), […]

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  • May
    07

    Simple Zippered Tote Tutorial


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    This post is dedicated to sewing a simple tote bag with a zippered closure. I love making these to use up scraps of batting. I keep one in my carry-on bag filled with chargers, headphones, and such when I travel. They make a quick little gift, too (perfect size for a diaper, wipes and clean […]

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  • Mar
    05

    Winner, and an Accomplishment


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    I enjoyed each comment on my post last week about my sponsor, Canton Village Quilt Works, and I am so happy to announce that Cindy is the winner. It sounds like others appreciate the same things that I do about Jackie’s blog and shop: she carries fabrics that few do (Kaffe, Aboriginals, and HUGE selection of […]

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