When I feel like making something that I know I’m going to finish in one or two sewing sessions, I tend to make purses.  I wish I had the courage to start making myself some clothes but it just isn’t calling me…  Hopefully some day.  A skirt or two – that’s what I need to start with!

Here are some of the bags I’ve made:

Spring Tote

And here are the results of my obsession with the wonderful Mail Sack Pattern from Pink Chalk Studio.  Kathy’s blog was one of the first that I stumbled across when I started discovering the crafty blog world and it has provided me with endless inspiration!

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  • Cate

    August 4, 2008 at 10:17 pm | Reply

    Beautiful! I use my mail sack all the time…

  • BlueflowerTreasures

    August 5, 2008 at 8:16 am | Reply

    Lovely bags! I especially like the blue one with the appliqued flowers. Is it from a pattern? Or did you design it? Very inspiring!

    ~Rebecka

  • Alissa

    August 5, 2008 at 8:58 am | Reply

    Thanks so much Rebecka! So nice of you.

    The blue (it’s denim) bag with flowers was based on the wasp bag pattern found here: http://machenmachen.wordpress.com/patterns/

    I modified the size, but otherwise it’s the same.

    And I can’t remember where I got the inspiration for the flowers – almost certainly by surfing around flickr I suspect!

  • artisania

    August 6, 2008 at 11:14 am | Reply

    Nice bags! Beautiful and practical, just the way I like em. Really digging the big o ring on the zip pouch. I need to find some of those…

  • Dawn

    April 14, 2010 at 8:53 am | Reply

    Do you do online ordering? I live in Prince Edward Island, Canada and would love one of your bags.

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