My Practical Patchwork Tote finished!

Well I did it! I finally finished my tote for the
Solids only Tote Challenge.

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 interested in using up some of their scraps to make something functional and useful!

UPDATE: Tutorial can be found here!



9 comments:

  1. Yes! Very well done! I can't believe the inside is patchwork as well. That's a lot of work.

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  2. That's amazing, I love how it had turned out. All your hard work has really paid off. I really love the "anything is possible" on the front. Sometimes we just need a reminder, thanks!

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  3. Your tote will stand proud with the others, Jill. You've done a great job. Love the saying appliqu├ęd to the front. The oval shape with the word in the centre looks great. Well done on using fabric from your stash.

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  4. love it!!! I also love the fact that it is a wonderful stylish tote that some folks would pay big money for and YOU made it from your scraps!!!!! Super cool!!!

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  5. superb! nice work! use of scraps to make something so useful ! wow! and kudos to your philosophy!

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  6. Wow, that looks like quite a bit of work! It looks great :)

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  7. How fantastic! And a wonderful philosophy to live by..x

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