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Thursday, January 31, 2013

MAKE THIS 3 ZIPPER BAG WITH US!

 Yesterday Alamosa Quilter posted about the Triple Zip Along that A Quilter’s Table is hosting.  I’ve wanted to make this bag as I need to stretch my skills in that “zipper” area.  Today while shopping with some friends, I picked out the fabrics.  I like them; however one of my friends didn’t like the stripes.  I figure I’m not that great at doing things with zippers, so I wasn’t going to spend any more time trying to find the perfect fabric.  We’d already been shopping for over an hour.  Like I said, I like these fabrics and the contrasting zippers. 
This is another look at the fabrics, without the zippers.  I’m trying to decide if I want to feature the bottom fabric as I have done here or the red in the first picture.  You’ll see what I mean when you see the bag at A Quilter’s Table blog.  What do you think?
Look what I did this afternoon!  I made that Sampler block that I put off making yesterday.  Lynn was a big help in making those half square triangles.  You can see what I mean by going to the Tips section on her blog here.  My block is not perfect, but I think all this practice is helping.

On Another Note:  Since we’re talking about bags today, I thought you might like to see the cute little ruffle coin purse tutorial that Clover and Violet has.

Until next time,

Stay Calm! Stay Kind! Stay Positive!
Caroll

4 comments:

Ellie Q said...

Ooh...I want to! Must...find...time! I like the multi print as the bottom color, just as you have it in the photo.

Lynn said...

I like the multi-colored print as the bottom fabric too. Your fabrics are great! You do a great job on your sampler block! When I learned the trick of making HST larger and cutting them down to the correct size it made a huge difference in my piecing accuracy. It takes more time, but I don't really mind when I get such goo results.

Miss Nancy said...

Love the triple zip pouch! Love your color choices as well! Thank you for sharing and for the links! They are great!

Have a super great sewing and stitching day!














Mama Pea said...

Excited that you are joining in! I like the flower fabric on the bottom. How about putting the red between the flower and stripe? I love the stripe! Can never go wrong with a good stripe!

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