Baby quilts and a little linen.

Progress here…

Coin Girl TopCoin Boy Top

Have even gotten them all quilted and am stitching bindings!

All Quilted!

And a friend asked me a for a little red pouch so I delivered! As I put it together with no pattern I was very pleased to realize that I have mastered my understanding of bag making and lining. It tends to take me forever to wrap my head around these things. I can follow directions and have it turn out right over and over but now I finally “get” it!

Simple little linen pouch

I love the lining fabric from the Hello Betty fabric line.

Simple little linen Pouch

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  • Cate

    March 4, 2009 at 10:21 am | Reply

    Lookin’ good!

  • Jessy Roos

    March 4, 2009 at 10:39 am | Reply

    Gorgeous! I absolutely love the baby quilts! It’s fabric like that that makes me long to live in a city that appreciates (and stocks!) beautiful fabric. I totally understand what you are saying about bags and linings, I still don’t “get it” so I’m sticking to instructions for now.

  • Carrie

    March 4, 2009 at 10:45 am | Reply

    Oh, I love to master something too. Great job.

  • Mal*

    March 4, 2009 at 10:51 am | Reply

    What a wonderful and pleasing sensation to “get it.” I’m jealous! Lining is something that still sort of eludes me, but yours is beautiful.

  • kerri

    March 4, 2009 at 10:52 am | Reply

    love the coin quilts, and the little linen pouch is great!

  • Amy (badskirt)

    March 4, 2009 at 12:38 pm | Reply

    I love the pouch, Alissa! And as always your quilt inspires me to try more!

  • Stacy

    March 4, 2009 at 3:57 pm | Reply

    Great quilts and fantastic pouch! How rewarding is it that you now can do something to perfectly wonderful without a pattern!!

  • Jackie

    March 4, 2009 at 4:10 pm | Reply

    Fantastic quilt finish! The pouch is great and no pattern too!

  • andi

    March 4, 2009 at 5:25 pm | Reply

    Loving everything in your post today.
    Thanks for sharing.
    andi 🙂

  • katie

    March 4, 2009 at 7:01 pm | Reply

    love that clutch. the quilts are yummy too!

  • Kit @ Diva Quilts

    March 4, 2009 at 7:59 pm | Reply

    Love that little pouch – so precious!

  • Elizabeth

    March 4, 2009 at 8:23 pm | Reply

    Your pouch is great! And isn’t it just the best when you finally “get” a concept? I love that feeling!

  • Janis

    March 5, 2009 at 4:40 am | Reply

    Oooo – I love Hello Betty too! Gorgeous quilts as well. Your work is always great!

  • Wendy

    March 5, 2009 at 8:40 am | Reply

    Love both! Love the Hello Betty.

  • Em

    March 5, 2009 at 4:32 pm | Reply

    I love your baby quilts!

  • jacquie

    March 5, 2009 at 7:33 pm | Reply

    you keep hitting it out of the park with those coin quilts…totally fab!!! love the little bag…my head isn’t even close to bag making…i don’t get it at all.

  • amandajean

    March 5, 2009 at 7:53 pm | Reply

    oh, that pouch is adorable!!! and the quilts are very fun too. i love your coin quilts. i’ve been doing some handstitching on binding myself today. (do you get a callous? i have a pretty good one going right now.)

  • Anna

    March 12, 2009 at 5:51 am | Reply

    Wow, that linen pouch is awesome. I also really like those coin quilts. So are you going to do a tutorial for the linen pouch? Please? Love your blog by the way.


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