Well I did it! I finally finished my tote for the
And here it is:
It's nice to look back and see what I started with..
....and what I finished up with..
The inside lining is also scrap patchwork:
The sentiment I appliqued on the front represents
my philosophy in life:
Overall I'm proud of my little tote, and although I may not have the amazingly accurate patchwork, quilting or other impressive sewing skills demonstrated by other challenge participants - I shall be happy for my effort to stand next to theirs!
Tomorrow I'll post the tutorial of how I made this
'Practical Patchwork Tote'
For anyone intereted in using up some of their scraps to make something functional and useful!
UPDATE: Tutorial can be found here!
UPDATE 2: The Tote Challenge is now over - and voting is open!
Click here to see all the totes and vote for your favourite.
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