Stitchery!

Posted on 22/07/2012. Filed under: Relaxation |

Since deciding to move back to the US I’ve been completely uninspired to write ANYTHING, and I haven’t felt particularly inspired in other areas as well.  That is, until I was browsing through Pinterest and came across a tutorial on how to make a summer tote.  The tutorial was by Anna from Noodlehead Her instructions were clear and easy to follow, and I’m pleased with the results.

The only thing I didn’t like was due to my own inexperience in making interior zipper pockets.  I wasn’t quite sure how to install the zippered pocket so it would fall between the liner and the exterior without piecing the side of the interior I wanted to install it in.  In retrospect, I should have done just that, but at least it doesn’t look Too bad.  Still, for my first real attempt at a tote, it went very well.  I doubt I could have done such a nice job if it weren’t for a fantastic tutorial.  I did do one thing that made the process easier (for me) and instead of canvas between the exterior and interior layers, I used fuse-able interfacing.
So, if you’ve ever wanted to make a tote, but you’ve been intimidated by complicated directions or difficult patterns, just follow the tutorial!  Trust me, you’ll be surprised at how easy (and quick) it is to make this tote.

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oh awesome, so glad you enjoyed the tutorial!


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