Showing posts from September, 2013

September goal - A year of lovely Finishes

Okay so I failed last month. Time to get back on the horse or just try to cross my fingers and toes that my back holds up this month. I plan once again to finish my QAL Modern Medallion quilt over at 

I did manage on the last day of August to sew the blocks together. Now I need the back and the batting and the idea of how I am going to quilt it. 

Wish me luck I think I am going to need it!

Sort of Back!

Wow September already. I will tell you that August was sort of a blur. In a nutshell, I hurt my back early in the month and was not able to sew all! No cutting out just dreaming of what I wanted to be doing and making. 

Near the end of the month I was spurred out of my sewing hiatus to make a quick gift for my great niece on her 3rd Birthday. :)

I was reading blogs and came across an idea someone made (sorry I didn't bookmark so not sure who this was) to make a little handled tote.  I modified the tote to my own crafty idea. I wanted it to be a travel tote for my great niece to carry her art (whatever that maybe) or books etc. She is blessed with many grandparents who love to have her visit and so I thought this would work great. 

Front pocket and velcro closure to the bag keeps everything together.  Zipper pocket for markers (dry erase crayola makers inside)

Inside ruffle elastic straps to hold dry erase board or drawing paper. Inside side pocket for books or papers. I found a le…