Sunday, June 7, 2009

Bag Lady does Physical Therapy

Well, I'm sewing again. I tried quilting some free motion stuff and it's a bit dicey. Of course I can blame the jerkiness on my rotator cuff issue.
I am working on cutting out and sewing up bags. I figure it's sort of like physical therapy, but cheaper. Well, maybe not with the number of bags I've been working on, however I had already bought most of the fabric, and once it's in the stash it no longer counts as an expense right?
My logic amazes even me sometimes.
Here is my tropical flowers bag, actually this one was ordered!! yeah! ONE paying job!

Seashells bag ..
I'd like to do some of these with mesh bottoms for actually picking up stuff at the beach, but I haven't gotten to Fleet Farm to get the window screen stuff yet.

Shell bag number two,
same ideas as above. I better go check to see if I have any shell fabric left...............

This is my current work bag. We've been getting a lot of rain here in Wisconsin.
I put a zipper in the top so that when it falls off the seat I don't lose all my work stuff
I have also learned that I have to have one of these bags at work because my coworkers become disappointed when I bring a boring one color bag. I'd hate to be the one to blame for their poor attitudes at work..........

Fruit bag.
Just because
kinda cute

Cows and poppies!!!
OMG! yes I did just type OMG!!
I love this fabric
I have no idea why except that I see a lot of cows around here.
not so many poppies though.
Why do they seem French to me?
Free association............. my forte!

Ha! the Banana Bag!!!
How funny is this one????
Remember Bananarama?
They were terrible weren't they?


Quilter Kathy said...

These are such cool bags!
I laughed about your comment about not being boring at work...don't want to disappoint people by bringing the same bag all the time :) ha ha... still laughing!

Pat said...

good job on all the bags! hope that rotator gets better soon! I also have the rain boot fabric~I was thinking about a wall quilt for 'April Showers' theme :)

parTea lady said...

All the totes are great. I love the shell bag and that idea for a mesh bottom is super. My shelling bag is a boring dark blue synthetic mesh drawstring bag - no comparison.

SkippyMom said...

I was just talking to Pooldad today about not using paper and plastic for shopping anymore.

Now you have inspired me! :) thank you!

Chris said...

You always make me laugh. Wishing you lots of fun with your physical therapy!

*karendianne. said...

Right on with the "back to sewing!" I'm totally psyched! It's time. Love all the bags you bag lady!

Susan Freebery said...

I love your bags! They just sing! I just don't know how you find such fabulous fabrics. You must take me on a shopping trip and teach me the tricks. Yes, that's it - a shopping apprenticeship. That's what I need....

Heidi said...

So glad that you feel better!!!

Granny's Closet said...

The cow bag, I actually made a quilt out of that material. isn't it just wild. I loved it.

terlyn said...

Can you tell us where you found the pattern for this bag. I love it. Thanks, Terry