Friday, October 28, 2011

2 Bags for Me!!!

 Do you ever get really excited before going on a trip? I do. I sure was today! I had all this nervous energy, so I got up early and cleaned the house....then the kids got up and had breakfast and dashed off to school, so I cleaned the house again...but then what? I could go shopping...but I want to save my money for market! I know...I will make myself a bag for market! So I fact I made 2. I have been meaning to make myself a new Stu and Molly for years (my other Stu is 5 years old and my Molly is 6).

 This is my Molly. I wanted a shallow one, for quick trips or date night. I used mostly Denyse Schmidt fabric from her newest line for Jo Anns. I love it. I have had this fabric folded up and laid aside since I bought it. I think it looks great with the ACU.

 This is the back of my Stu tote. Yes, I know I got a bit carried away with the quilting, but I like it.

 The sides are scrappy pieced and I love them!

 There are 5 pockets inside, so lots of little spots to loose things, right?

So here is the last thing before I go pack. I finished this quilt last night. It is for Katy. I am delivering it to her at Market in Houston. She made the top, I just quilted it for her.

Have a happy weekend! I will have Market pictures!



Lynn said...

Oh, my , gosh! I am so jealous of your trip!! Say hi to Katy for me!The quilt is gorgeous. The bags are gorgeous. Sigh. I wish I could be there too.

badlandsquilts said...

Love the scrappy sides of your 2nd bag! Safe Travels!

Hoola Tallulah said...

It still amazes me how beautifully you combine army fabrics with florals and whimsy, I would never have guessed it could work so well, you are a genius! LOVE these bags!

Kwilt Noob said...

Your bags are so awesome, I might just have to enlist!
Katy's quilt looks fabulous! She is one of my favorite blogarinas. Please give her a wave from me!

Isisjem said...

Love your bags!!

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