Tuesday, November 21, 2017

'tis the season ... part 2 :D

Well - I got laundry sorted and started, unloaded the dishwasher, made a pan of gingerbread cookie squares, made a pan of simple scalloped potatoes to go in the oven soon, texted back and forth with my SIL, and did some tidying.  What I thought could be done in an hour, took me twice that long, lol.  It doesn't often happen that things get done faster than expected - they tend to take longer!  And life goes on, and we're having scalloped potatoes for supper tonight so YUM :)

Here's the other set of bags I recently completed - these ones too, are from fabric from a friend, but these were quicky projects without a lot of extra bling - I just wanted to get them finished and sent to the counselling center.

Two floral zipper pouches :)

Close-up of the embellishment and zipper pull on bag #1 ... buttons from stash on the contrast band, and a bronze flower for the pull :)  It's quilted with soft golden yellow embroidery thread :D

The second bag is quilted with the same embroidery thread, and embellished with a fabric yoyo and button, and a little birdy zipper pull :)

Bags 3 and 4 are small pouches sized to use up the last bits of the floral fabric.

These ones are embellished with a heart and a flower zipper pull :)

Done and done - a bit of fabric and zipper stash used, 4 more bags done for the counselling center, and 4 more bags that qualify for Patty's Bag It for 2017 :)  Oh yes - and did I mention - scalloped potatoes for supper tonight - LOL!!  (No wonder I'm not skinny - I'm literally sitting here thinking about those cheesey oniony potatoes!)

5 comments:

  1. Very pretty bags. Thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts Bag It!

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  2. Good for you for using up that fabric and making more bags for the center too! You need to reward yourself with a job well done....oh yes you did by having scalloped potatoes!!!! LOL!!! You probably need to sew more as your dinner is cooking, lol! Great motivation, huh?

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  3. What a lot of lovely little pouches you have made for the centre - all gorgeous too. Love the button embellishments. xx

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  4. Mmmmm, sorry I meant loverly pouches mm
    Scalloped *cheesey*? Potatoes? And gingerbread? Why don't I live nearer????

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  5. A fabric yoyo! Looks really good in that fabric. I though it was a jewelry piece. Very nice!

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