It’s gift sewing time here at the ranch again! I’ve been working on several projects, most of which I can’t show. But there is one. And I really wanted to share it because it turned out much better than I expected! A reusable fabric shopping bag that folds up into a little pouch.
I’ve made lots of grocery bags, most of which I have designed myself, but this one is so clever I have to say it’s my favorite so far. This year I was way too stressed to try to figure out my own patterns and to be honest, I would rather have someone do the thinking for me nowadays. But I also didn’t want to spend more than a few dollars on a pattern.
The three buck See & Sew pattern I bought at Joann’s. It’s so quick to make and fills that much needed gift gap for people who you aren’t sure what to make or buy for. Plus, who doesn’t love homemade gifts? These bags are eating up my stash like nobody’s business since they are big! Not to mention I’m getting to use some of the loads of vintage bias tape I have bought at yard sales. And I have a TON. A win win for me.
The bag folds up into a little compact bag you can carry in your purse. I added a button and buttonhole instead of the asked for Velcro.Well, I have a few more to make, and other gifts as well, so I am signing off. Maybe I will be back with a year end post if I can swing it.