Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Ladybug ladybug - fly away home :)

Quicky post, as I have to get some finger puppets finished up today, and I haven't even printed out the pattern, oops!  I just finished this project off, and I'm so pleased with it that I had to post it right away :)

Ladybug drawstring bag :)
Presenting ... ladybug drawstring bag :D  The tutorial is here - I printed out her pattern - I printed it out scaled to fit my paper (8.5" x 11"), proportionately, then increased the size by 50%.   My bag finished to 8" tall x 8" wide.  The wings are separate from the main body bag, but I tacked them down at the very bottom so they'd sit in place nicely.  The black dots are little sequins I stitched onto to the wings :)  If I can say so myself without sounding boasty, this is a mighty cute ladybug bag, and officially counts as #25 in my "52 in 16" goal.  I'm pretty sure I won't reach my goal in the next 4 weeks, LOL, but at the very least, I should pass the half-way mark?!  :D

Drawstring bag and finger puppets :)
These are the finger puppets I finished up that needed a cute storage bag to keep them corralled :D  This set of goodies is part of a Christmas gift for a 4 year old girl - her brothers' gifts are almost finished as well, and will be posted when I get them finished :D

All the puppets and the ladybug bag are new projects for me, so I get to post them to Fiona's New to Me for this month ... and since they're Christmas gifts as well, they qualify for Ho Ho Ho for November as well - YAY ME :)  ETA:  Oh yes!  The ladybug bag is going in the Bag It challenge - I almost forgot!

OK!  Butt off computer and back to sewing machine in 3 ... 2 ...

;)


8 comments:

  1. Sweet and chic bag! What are the puppets made from--the base?

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  2. Seriously love that drawstring bag!

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  3. What a lucky girl! Great gift collection''n

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  4. The Ladybug bag may just be your best bag yet Sandra, it is brilliant! Those finger puppets aren't too shabby either :)
    Thanks for linking up to New to Me and Ho Ho Ho and on We Sew too.

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  5. So cute! Thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts Bag It!

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  6. Awesome set, sooo adorable!

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  7. Oh how gorgeous! At first i thought it was a flex frame pouch - bet that would work too

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  8. Super cute bag. Total #CreativeGoodness

    QuiltShopGal
    www.quiltshopgal.com

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