Wednesday, September 21, 2011

More Fabric

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Can you stand any more fabric projects?  I have been having fun with SU’s Spice Cake line….so pretty! Here is a gift bag I made for one of my club hostesses:

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It’s just a brown paper bag trimmed at the top to fit a half sheet of cardstock.  I used some fusible web to adhere the fabric to the cardstock, then sticky stripped the cardstock to the bag; added a little button embellishment with a fabric banner and a fabric tie.  Sentiment is from You’re A Gem.

At the club meeting we made a simple box from the #2 die and used fabric as a tie-on embellishment:

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And finally, I saw ADORABLE gathered fabric baskets here and knew I just had to make one!  Unfortunately, I again used that fusible webbing to adhere my batting to my fabric, and the type I used does not work with a sewing machine….so I had to hand sew the entire thing and it is a MESS!  So I will try this again, but I at least wanted to show you how cute it could be:

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Be sure to look at Sarah’s baskets so you know what they’re supposed to look like!  Thanks for visiting today!

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13 comments:

  1. LeAnne, I DO NOT see the 'mess' you refer to. I checked out Sarah's Baskets and yours is just as pretty!! I also loved the gift bag and box - VERY CLEVER!

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  2. Neat projects. Love your little basket and the colors in that fabric line! Liked the photos you showed recently showing how much Cassidy has grown and changed!

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  3. Wow I love the colors in the fabric. Your basket is adorable! You silly girl. The gift bag is amazing. I love the handles.

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  4. Very pretty projects. I love the new Spice Cake paper and fabric. I think your basket looks fine. TFS

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  5. Boy you've been busy! All three projects are adorable but have to say I LOVE the your little basket the most.

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  6. Absolute genius! Love all of them!!!

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  7. This is just gorgeous - mess, what mess? I love it! Perfect with that lovely spice cake fabric. ~chris

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  8. Keep the fabric coming, LeAnne! I love your projects!

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  9. Love your bag and basket and your photo of Cassidy (speaking of gems)!

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  10. Everything is just lovely!! What a fabulous way to dress up an ordinary brown bag!

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  11. Your projects are so cute! I love that fabric! Oh, and that picture of Cassidy...can she get any cuter?! Seriously adorable!!

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  12. I love the romantic feel of your card and your fabric projects are inspirational LeAnne! Cassidy's little knitted top is gorgeous too with that stunning flower - did you have a hand in that too?!

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  13. Love your gift bag idea - what a great way to embellish a brown paper bag!

    Thanks so much for linking! Love your gathered basket - the button is perfect!

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