the orange slice bag

Recently, Dixie and I started a local sewing book club. Since I have a few  a lot  a metric ton of crafting books, I’m excited to have this great motivator to use them and to compare experiences with the group.

During our first meeting, we reviewed Fabric-by-Fabric One-Yard Wonders. I made a few projects from this book, including The Day Out Bag (p. 111). Here’s the version that was photographed for the book:

The Day Out Bag in yummy Echino fabric

I made the exterior in a home dec weight fabric in Amy Butler’s August Fields collection, which has been lingering in my stash for a while. A friend dubbed it my “Orange Slice Bag,” and I loved that name so it stuck… Continue reading