My Mom has been saying for some time now that she needed to learn to crochet. Soooooo, for her birthday I had gotten her some supplies to get started.
I had looked at the bags at Hobby Lobby (it's all we have in my area) and didn't really find anything that I thought she would like.
Then last week, as I was grabbing some other supplies, I came across a display that had kits for aprons and a couple of different styles of bags. I decided to make one of those for her.
I chose this one because I thought she would like the fabric.
It comes as one big panel that includes all the pieces as well as the directions.
I thought that was great, especially for what I wanted to use it for.
However, the lining for this piece was a hot pink with black/grey leopard spots. Not really my Mom's style.
So, I dug around a little in my stash and found this fabric instead.
Anyway, I was careful when I stitched up the bottom of the lining by using an invisible stitch (although if you look closely, it's not invisible enough. LOL) Now, this bag is also reversible! Another score!!
I hope she likes it!
I saved the lining pieces that came on the panel and I'll use those to make another bag. Maybe a school bag for one of the girls for next year?