by spendlove ( edited 10 Jan 2017 ) 10 Jan 2017

I had made a panel of English paper pieced patchwork, but it wasn't big enough to make a bag (I'd run out of the fabric.) So I decided to make one half of the bag in a denim fabric with a brown thread in it as well as the blue. The embroidery design is from Embroidery library. I splashed out and used In-R-Form to give it a nice shape and resilience. It also has cute little antique brass feet in the base which don't show in the picture.

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by crazypatchmama 16 Jan 2017

I like it that you used a denim fabric for the back of the bag. Both sides look lovely.

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by dennis999 11 Jan 2017

Another wonderful creation (sorry........multiple creations) from the Spendlove Stable. Like me, I see that you very much like the designs from Embroidery Library (as well as Urban Threads). Noting your comments regarding running short on your fabric stash, you should have a word with your Moderator mate from the Welsh Borders............she appears to be running out of space to store her stash!! Only joking Caroline......................honest.

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graceandham by graceandham 12 Jan 2017

Hi Dennis. Hope Christmas and New Year were wonderful.

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by gerryvb 11 Jan 2017

great bag !!

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by serendipity79 11 Jan 2017

these look great!

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by worthy edited 10 Jan 2017

Really wonderful pieced side and the stitch out certainly expresses what you said in your description. Well done. I think the fact that it is 2 diff sides make it even more attractive. Enlarged it and could see the top edge of the pieced side what a great topping for that side. Your little feet show on the enlarged denim side.

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spendlove by spendlove 11 Jan 2017

The scrap bag had strips cut along the selvedge and I used some of them the edge the patchwork. I rather liked that top one as well!

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by sandralane 10 Jan 2017

Great bags, both very stylish. Great work. Sandra.

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by baydreamer 10 Jan 2017

One can never have to many great bags!

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by noah 10 Jan 2017

Love them both hugs

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by pennifold 10 Jan 2017

How beautiful and the colours really blend well. I love it and it's always useful to have extra bags when out and about shopping etc. The saying is great too. Love Chris

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by dragonflyer 10 Jan 2017

Nice job...great bag!

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by sonjapotgieter 10 Jan 2017

Stunning!!!Great Bag!!!

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by carolpountney 10 Jan 2017

Run out of Fabric ???? I would go into a decline bag very nice nevertheless

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spendlove by spendlove edited 10 Jan 2017

It was a Moda scrap bag and I'd already used quite a lot of it. I didn't want to mix it with anything else!

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by mechille 10 Jan 2017

How nice.... this is a wonderful project..... always love to see what you come up with. Keep up the good work. :)

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by pennyhal2 10 Jan 2017

Perfect design to put on that bag. Both sides are great! The little feet show a tiny bit in one photo. How many feet did you put on?

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spendlove by spendlove 10 Jan 2017

Four feet.

pennyhal2 by pennyhal2 11 Jan 2017

Thanks! That certainly would make it stable.

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by asterixsew Moderator 10 Jan 2017

Sue you have two super bags here in one. Enjoy using them.

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