Saturday, April 22, 2017

The Paris Bag

Yesterday I took a class offered by the Narragansett Bay Quilt Guild (NBQA):  Basic Bag Making.

The instructor was the award winning quilt artist Janet Elia who blogs over at Janet Ann Creations. There was a lot of prep involved before the class and still more time was needed after class to finish the tote. The process was involved but the small class size resulted in one to one instruction, a fun day and a tote bag to be proud of!

The bag closes with a zippered top.

There are metal purse feet attached to the bottom.

And a zippered inside pocket.

As well as lots of open pockets on the inside of the bag.
I added a tag and D-ring to attached my keys to.

Voilà - the first of many, wonderful, completed tote bags.

I wasn't sure of the pocket -- so I added a bow!

 Here's Peggy working on her happy, springtime, black and yellow tote bag. 
I can't wait to see it finished!

Linking up with Crazy Mom Quilts for finish-it-up Friday (4/22/17).


  1. That is one amazing tote bag. You did an outstanding job on it. That is one thing I never take time to make -- and I love them too.

  2. That looks great! Very impressive!

  3. Tote bags are so much fun to use. And so involved to create. I love the pocket with the bow!