Friday, February 27, 2015

Trail Tote

Boy I have realized, that my post titles are pretty boring
I'll need to fix that

After making my last purse and having a friend want it,
I picked a different purse pattern from Noodle Head Designs
the Trail Tote



This is my first zipper pocket, I am pretty impressed with how it turned out



I used it the next day on a trip to the city,
it was a bit small for my liking, I guess I will make the bigger option
and try again

Thanks for stopping by
Sew Conni

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

A Cute little Clutch

In the spring my husband and I attend the 
Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation Convention
he attends meetings and I enjoy a few days holiday
doing NOTHING!!

There is a banquet each night
and I wanted to make a small clutch, 
something to carry my phone and lip balm

I found a pattern again from Anna at Noodle-Head
this is the Envelope Clutch

front

back

inside, with some wonderful card slots

Once I was finished, I thought the clutch was a little bigger than I had hoped for
so I altered the pattern a bit and made a smaller one


this one will be perfect!!

this is the 2 other together, for size comparison

Thanks for stopping by
Sew Conni


Monday, February 23, 2015

A Yoga Bag


After seeing my daughters over night bag, my sister in law
asked for one to take to her yoga class

I used the Cargo Duffle pattern again
kept the original dimensions this time,
but added an adjustable shoulder strap and a key FOB inside 





I used a double ended zipper, for her to be able to carry her yoga mat


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Sew Conni

Friday, February 20, 2015

Overnight bag for my daughter

My daughter moved out this last fall to attend college
when she comes home on the weekend she just uses her backpack
so then all it's contents ends up on the floor

For her birthday I decided to make her an overnight bag


I used a free Noodle-Head pattern
for the Cargo Duffle bag


I altered the pattern,
didn't add the from pockets
and made it wider


Again I used the fun fabric I found for her


I gave her the bag for her birthday,
she loved it!!

Thanks for stopping by

Sew Conni

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

WIP 2-18-15






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Sew Conni

241 Bags

I have caught the bag bug
After making the Wide Open Pouch from
I wanted to try making more

I went back to Annas site and purchased a few patterns

I made this one for myself, but was asked if I would sell it
of course I will, I can make myself another one

This one I made for my daughter, as soon as I seen the fabric in the store I knew I had to use it for her


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Sew Conni



Monday, February 16, 2015

New Stockings

I know, I know
Christmas was a while back

like I said I have some catching up to do
I have gotten sucked into the world of Instagram


I decided to make us all new matching stockings

I used a pattern by Cindy Lammon
from her book Simply Modern Christmas

The fabric is Aspen Frost by Basic Grey



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Sew Conni

Friday, February 13, 2015

Winter Quilt (43)


I was going to make a Christmas quilt, but never got that far
I did get my Snowman Quilt made though


This was a kit I had bought last year at my local quilt shop
made with Snowman Gatherings fabric


I free motion quilted this with swirls and loops


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Sew Conni

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

WIP Granny square progress


I have the top all sewn together

and got the bright idea I would like to try some hand quilting




So far I am loving the result and have plans to hand quilt my Blossom quilt

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Sew Conni

Monday, February 9, 2015

Christmas Quilt (42)

I decided this year I was giving my sister a themed gift
a package of Chai Tea Latte for her Tassimo
a gift card to a book store 
and a cozy quilt

I used fabrics from my stash
pulled a bunch of black and whites 
and tossed in some red for a pop of color


I used the Turning Twenty pattern
seriously that is a super quick easy pattern



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Sew  Conni

Friday, February 6, 2015

A Camo Quilt for my Brother (41)

My brother has been bugging me to make him a camo quilt for some time now
but Camo fabric is hard to come by in Canada

I ordered a sheet set from Caballas for the brown fabric
and have a wonderful bunch of American duck hunters who 
come up and hunt on our land each fall, one of who brought me up the white fabric





I used the Framed pattern from Camille Roskelly's book Simply Retro


Forgot to take a final picture of the quilt before I gave it to him, 
this is the best I've got


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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Wide Open Pouches


I have been branching out my sewing

Instagram is a great place!!
Full of tons of ideas and inspiration

It is where I found
Anna has some great patterns, both ones you need to buy and free ones

This pattern is a free one
the Wide Open Zipper Pouch

These pouches are super fast and easy to make



Thanks for stopping by
I will try to keep my blog better updated

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Work In Progress 1.14.15

Granny Square Quilt

This week's WIP is brought to you by all the great quilty inspiration on Instagram!!

I am making a Granny Square quilt
using the Daysail fabric from Bonnie and Camille

I have no idea how big it will be,
I am not following a pattern or anything
just making blocks until I feel I have enough
or run out of fabric ;)




such a great mix of great colours!!

12 blocks down!!

Thanks for stopping by
Happy Wednesday

Sew Conni



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