The Fat Quarter Shop is doing such a fun series called their Blog Remix series. They are rebooting, essentially, older, more forgotten tutorials and bringing them to light again. This Mini Scrap Patch Bag is one of them. Aren’t those tiny rounded corners sooooo cute???
Kimberly has a great video tutorial that shows a step-by-step process, which even as a veteran pouch maker, helped give me the confidence to know I was doing it correctly. I could stop, rewind, watch things again, etc. and in the end I have such a cute little pouch to show for it. I used all pink scraps from my stash and a bright pink zipper. There will be no question in anyone’s mind that this pouch is mine! 🙂 If you’re looking for teacher gifts, in-law gifts, neighbor gifts, etc etc for the holidays, this is a fun way to use up some scraps and make a fun pouch anyone will love!
I got a major bee in my bonnet after making 1 set of chains and decided that it would be such a great gift to give to my sisters, sisters-in-law, parents, and parents-in-law this Christmas. I made 10 sets. Yes. 250 links. It was a little bonkers getting it done so quickly, but honestly I enjoyed every single step of this project. Unlike other projects I’ve made this year that were made from a jelly roll and had a 3-D element to them, this is one I would HAPPILY make again and again and again.
When I finished, I linked them all together and took a few staged photos because how could I not?! When will I ever have 250 links to put together again?! I put them on and felt a lot like Marley and Marley from A Christmas Carol (ok…. Muppet Christmas Carol, if I’m going to be honest)
But nothing can stop me from smiling at this gift that we will enjoy for years and years and years! All from fabric!!!
At the end of last year, I was asked to make this quilt as a shop sample for Ann of Stitch Supply Co. It was SOOOOO much work and there were SOOOOOO many pieces, but man it packs the most beautiful punch! The quilt top came home after a stay in Wisconsin and I had it beautifully quilted by Debbie of Hobble Creek Quilting. She did such a fabulous job. I could not be happier with it!
I backed it in one of my favorite, older Rashida Coleman Hale prints from Cotton + Steel, bound it in a Riley Blake 1/4″ black + white stripe and it is perfection in my eyes. It is bright, colorful, happy, and such a fun collaboration of all of these different fabric manufacturers. I hope this is a quilt my kids fight over when I’m dead. 🙂