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Mar 27 2017

New Leaf Folding Totes

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I’m terrible about gifts. Well intentioned. But I’m eternally optimistic about how much time I have left until Hanukah/Christmas/birthday/etc. So it’s only natural that I ended up finishing my mom’s holiday gift this February. I wanted to make her something because while I make plenty of stuff for people, she never seems to get any […]

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Jan 26 2011

New Leaf Folding Totes Sewalong: Wrap-up

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I am very pleased with how these came out. They are so cute! And perfect sized. You can see above that I also made a sash out of extra fabric (the pattern for the sash is included with the pattern as well). It really ties them together. I plan to keep them in my car. […]

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Jan 25 2011

New Leaf Folding Totes Sewalong: Part 2

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Continuing along with sewalong with a quick sneak peek above 🙂 Assembling the Bag Now it’s time to put the bag together. Match the corners and the seams in particular and stitch across. Repeat for the lining. Then, press some nice creases to form the shape of the bag. You’ll want to do the reverse […]

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Jan 24 2011

New Leaf Folding Totes Sewalong: Part 1

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Over the next two days I’ll be doing a sewalong for the New Leaf Folding Totes by Heather Bailey. The pattern itself is very good and has pretty good directions, but I always find it helpful to have photos to look at as well. This sewalong assumes you have purchased the pattern. Start by getting […]

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Jan 18 2011

New Leaf Bags are cute

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Finished up some New Leaf Bags as part of the stash busting contest on Pattern Review. It looks super cute folded up. And it’s very easy to fold up. Here are the steps: First lay it flat. Fold in the sides. Fold the bottom up. Fold the top down. Bring the pocket flap around to […]

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Jan 16 2011

Planning on New Leaf Bags

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Here’s a quick note to let you know what I’ve got on my plate next . . . Finished this late today so you’ll have to wait until next week when I have time to write up the post to see the finished product!

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