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Bag Making is So Much Fun

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Happy Sunday to everybody!

This is my third bag of the year! Guess to prove it I should show the other two... I'll do it some other time. I made this for a friend's birthday, she's a quilter like me and she loves blue, so of course the color picking was so easy when I saw this fabric on the shelves of the shop where I work!

I love this bamboo handlers. It was so fun to hand sew the fabric part that holds them! For that I used transparent thread because I wanted it to be an invisible seam!
The outer fabric is a quilting cotton fabric "Essentials" by Wilmington Prints. The inside is a cotton fabric I bought in a fabric store which I immediately loved! It's so charming!

As you can see it's the perfect pattern to have 2 bags in one! Yay!

And here we have a matching boxie pouch to have a set. I think this fabric is gorgeous because it has a lot of lovely shades of light and dark blue. Truly gorgeous!

I'm having the best time ever making bags from the book …

A Kindle Cover

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My sister graduated from high school. Hubby and I decided to get her a Kindle, just like we do, since we all love books and reading. Of course nothing is like having a gorgeous paper book in your hands, but often, like when travelling, it's much easier to have one Kindle with tons of books inside.
Plus you can't ruin pages with a Kindle. It has no pages! LOL

Of course when we decided to buy it I said: "I'm gonna make a Kindle cover for her! You know... it's better to keep it safe!" We are both a little clumsy. Just a tiny little bit! 

Since she loves science and physics I picked this lovely fabric months ago for her, along with the numbers fabric. They match so well together!! The science fabric is "It's Elementary" by wilmingtonprints.com and the another one... no idea sorry!

I went for a magnetic snap to close it covering the upper sewing with a nice star shaped button. Thanks goodness I love buttons and have always a bunch between my supplies!
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