Category: Pouches & Bags

Sashiko Zipper Pouch | A Tutorial

This pouch all started when I found some Sashiko templates and realized they were nearly the right size for my rainbow zipper pouch pattern. I quickly got to work making not one, not two, but 5 pouches! When I get excited about something I go all in! And while you can access the original rainbow zipper pouch tutorial and probably figure out how to modify it for the sashiko templates (which yields a pouch aContinue reading

Every Adventure Tote Hack | Orphan Blocks and Panels

Here’s a fun way to use up orphan blocks or scraps – turn them into an Every Adventure Tote! I love doing this as a way of using up scraps of fabric. This is also a great way to use the end of a fabric you love and can’t bear to part with, even though it isn’t enough to use in a full quilt. In the tote above, I used a quilt block I madeContinue reading

The Every Adventure Tote | A Tutorial

If you’re ever at my house for dinner and request a recipe, be prepared for me to photocopy the recipe, make many crossings out and revisions, and then hand it over to you looking like a completely different recipe. What does this have to do with today’s post, you might ask? Well, for years, I’ve used a very lovely bag tutorial that has served me well. And just like my recipes, I started to tweakContinue reading

Rainbow Pouch | A Tutorial

I’ve fallen hard for zipper pouches! They’re a quick project with so many customizable opportunities. Today, I’m bringing you a fun hand-quilted zipper pouch tutorial! Fully lined, no raw seams, and hand-quilted details makes this a project you’ll want to make over and over again. A couple of things to note before we begin: This tutorial uses faux leather (vinyl). Any time a hole is punched into vinyl (like with a needle, for example), the hole isContinue reading

Modern Reusable Tote Bags

I recently shared on Instagram a fabric tote bag I made for my mom. I used up some of my precious, precious Cotton + Steel canvas fabric and I absolutely love how it turned out. I think a few of you did too, since I’ve gotten quite a few requests for my methods and the pattern I used! These tote bags are great to use for groceries, library books, quilt guild meetings, and more. TheContinue reading