Done. I think.

I finished two more Buttercup Bags (pattern available for FREE from Made by Rae) last night, and now I’m stressing over which one to give to which mom/mother-in-law.  These bags are super fun and easy to make, unless you decide, like I did, to add interfacing, and another pocket, and homemade piping.  The piping really makes the bag, though, don’t you think?

The first bag uses fabric from the “Shades of Blue” line from Moda.  Living in the high plains of the Panhandle, I LOVE that it features Texas wildflowers.

The second bag is from the “Blush” collection of fabrics, also by Moda, and I have to give you a better glimpse of the lining/piping fabric:

It’s adorable, isn’t it?

Now I just need to convince myself that I don’t need to keep one — or both — for myself.  Sigh.

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19 Responses to “Done. I think.”


  1. 1 Leslie May 7, 2010 at 11:01 am

    these bags are so cute

  2. 2 Dayna May 7, 2010 at 11:31 am

    Ooooo! I like these! They’re super cute!

  3. 3 Suzanne May 7, 2010 at 12:49 pm

    very cute! I love the piping you added!

  4. 4 Jana May 7, 2010 at 1:18 pm

    I add interfacing as well. Yours turned out so cute!

  5. 5 Lauren May 7, 2010 at 1:51 pm

    I love the buttercup bags. I made 2 for myself. You should give those one away and then you will have the experience to make yourself a very good one, not that the other two aren’t absolutely wonderful!

  6. 6 Katie B May 7, 2010 at 1:53 pm

    Oh, goodness. I’d have a hard time giving away the Blush bag! They’re both lovely. Great Mother’s Day gifts!!

  7. 7 beth May 7, 2010 at 4:35 pm

    the piping looks great! That is a great touch.

  8. 8 Michelle May 7, 2010 at 5:23 pm

    Wow! Those are terrific bags. Love both fabrics, and I bet your mom and MIL would be thrilled to receive either of them. And yes, the piping really is an awesome addition. 🙂

  9. 9 ktquilts4fun May 7, 2010 at 5:33 pm

    I am glad it is you and not me. I would be sorely tempted to keep them both and get the Moms travel mugs!!!

    Blessings,

    KT

  10. 10 Sylvie May 7, 2010 at 6:33 pm

    Your bags are gorgeous, and I’m sure they will be a hit for Mother’s Day!

  11. 11 Sarah C. May 7, 2010 at 7:45 pm

    Great bags – and you’re right, the piping does make the bag!

  12. 12 Kim May 7, 2010 at 11:03 pm

    love the blush bag!! I have been meaning to make one of those bags, I have the pattern saved for when my kids go off to college 🙂

  13. 13 Catherine May 8, 2010 at 1:49 am

    Yes it is adorable!! they both are and I think the piping is the perfect touch.

  14. 14 Kolleen May 8, 2010 at 10:48 am

    Yup, I had lots of fun with this pattern, too. I put batting with the outside–does add more work. Love the piping. Maybe just a folded piping (no stuffing) would accomplish the same thing with a little less work? Nice job–they’ll love them.

  15. 15 Kristen May 8, 2010 at 1:45 pm

    You’re right and these bags are very fresh looking!

  16. 16 Kim D. May 9, 2010 at 12:18 pm

    Those bags are adorable!!

  17. 17 Vicki May 9, 2010 at 7:06 pm

    Very cute! Love your fabrics:)

  18. 18 chiffon May 10, 2010 at 8:35 am

    so pretty…Darla…

  19. 19 Michelle May 11, 2010 at 8:39 pm

    Those are so pretty — I’m off to print out the pattern to try one for myself!


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