Make My Week #9 Bags

I’ve seen a lot of bunting around over the last wee while but I haven’t seen it on a bag until I did it myself. (although there may be others doing it of course!)

I love the way bunting makes anything feel happy and celebratory.

This bag is quite big and I’ve fully lined it in gorgeous ‘old Mother Hubbard’ fabric and added a cell-phone pocket to make it more useable.

I made 2 of these but I won’t keep either. 1 is for a beautiful mama facing a very difficult journey of watching her 3 year-old go through cancer treatment – more info here. I’ll tell you where the other one is going next week.

I did some free-motion work to make the words – I am getting more confident at it. Made entirely from things in my stash.

More Creative Spaces here.

And because I especially love this bag and how craft can be a bright star in a dull day I’m joining in with Simone and other bloggers picking their favourite post of the week.

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13 responses

  1. That bag is adorable!! Well done you!

  2. The Mother Hubbard is the perfect lining fabric. I miss having that in my stash!

  3. very sweet!

    love and light

  4. So cute! Love it!! 🙂

  5. Just lovely! Lisa xx

  6. Lovely! There’s no way you could have a bad day carrying this around 🙂

  7. Lovely lovely work. So satisfying to make something for someone so well deserving. I hope your thoughtful gift bought her a smile.

  8. Well done, absoultely gorgeous! So awesome to be giving one to that dear mum too. AWESOME! x x

  9. Definitely a bag to bring a smile to the face! Love the free-motion embroidery. I tried that once- a big fail! (Will have to try it again!)

  10. I love the bunting on the bag!!! i am planning on doing some on a cushion, when i have time…lol

  11. Wow, I love it!!!
    Love your freestyling stitching and that mother hubbard fabric lining.
    BUT especially I LOVE that you are gifting this beautiful piece to someone who is in a world of pain.
    I love your heart Miriam – inspiring!
    xxx

  12. I LOVE bunting!! I have made some to go on the front of my table at markets – it looks really cute. I’m also going to put bunting onto a few girls winter dresses I am making!

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