Sunday, January 27, 2013

Sweet Little Loulouthi Bag



I stumbled across this bag pattern from Craft Apple a while ago and had been wanting to whip one up. Yesterday was the day!  I love this Loulouthi fabric from Anna Maria Horner and love how it looks on this little bag.



I chose where to cut so I could get the front the way I wanted it, but the back (above) turned out OK too.


The lining includes a pocket.  I have to have a pocket in a purse. Don't you?


The handles are bit long for my taste.  I think I would rather have them either a bit shorter and carry the purse on my forearm, or have one strap attached on the sides instead of the front/back so I can carry it over my shoulder.  I may add a velcro closure, too.

But all in all I love this little bag!  All you need are two fat quarters  (my favorite cut of fabric), some fusible interfacing and a small piece of stabilizer for the bottom of the bag.

I usually carry a larger bag, but I am excited to use this one.  Do you have a bag you made that you love?




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