A Trip to the Library

One of the first bags I made was a big colourful bag made from left over pieces of a quilt for Mr Happy. I joined all the squares and sandwiched it and quilted it as a panel. Then I folded it in half and made a bag. Looking at it now, it isn’t very well… Read More»

Quick and Easy Gift Bag

I was up early on Sunday. Not by choice. {sigh} But since we were up, the kids really wanted to watch the cartoons which left me with an unexpected opportunity to sew – yay! I really wanted to have a go at the gift bags from Kelly at Em Ay Kay Ee. Kelly did a… Read More»

ProPoints Calculator Cases…

A friend of mine has a little gadget that she needs a case for. She got it from Weight Watchers. It helps her calculate her Pro Points. So she asked for something to put it in. Once I started, I couldn’t stop! So I now have 6 little pouches in my Madeit store. They have… Read More»

Zippered pouch…

The only problem with my new skirtis no pockets to put my stuff in…so I ran up a little zippered pouch with some scraps.Just enough room for my phone and keyswhen we walk to school. I used this tutorial on Skip to my Lou - very easy! Everyday - It’s a Blog Party, Socialize with Me Monday to… Read More»

Ikea Fabric…

I love it when things just come together at the right time… A week or so ago, Crazy Sister left me a question about making a nappy bag for her friend. I’ve been thinking about it ever since so when I got the chance to pop into Ikea on the weekend and saw this fabric… Read More»

Flood Relief Auction #1… Japanese Bag

This auction is now finished.Congratulations to Ballarat! I wrote the other day about the floods we have  in Queensland at the moment.  I am auctioning this gorgeous bag in Japanese fabrics. I made it last year as a pattern tester for The Craft Barn (you can find more info here if you’re interested). It is approximately 15″… Read More»

Sewing bag…

My Mum is crafty too! (That’s where I get it from, of course!) She has been stitching lately using a large wooden frame to hold her work. So she needed a bag to carry it in. Here’s what I made for her birthday, with a little zippered bag and a case for her scissors.

Christmas Gift Bags…

In a moment of energy late last week  I created these Christmas gift bags – very simple with drawstrings. I’m really happy with how they turned out  so I’ll be whipping up a few more when I get a minute or two… I’m linking up to some of these crafty link parties… Everyday - It’s a Blog… Read More»

Girly Gift Bag

One of Little Miss’ friends had a birthday so I couldn’t resist a little gift bag to fill with goodies. The fabric was leftover from these little bags and the ribbon from this headband I made last year. We filled it with stickers and pens, and a notebook. Edit: Thanks for all the nice comments! The… Read More»