What you missed if you didn’t come to the clothesline bag workshop!

Many thanks to Suzanne P for hosting this one… what a fun day we had on May 9th! There was a lot of sewing prep for this class for those who chose to wrap their clothesline in fabric (and no prep for moi, because I left my clothesline unwrapped for a more beachy feel!), but after the initial demonstration, we were soon zig-zagging our way to some pretty nifty totes, storage baskets and purses. As always, each one was unique, depending on fabric and colour choices, and how the shape evolved during the making of each bag. By around 2pm many had finished the tote/bag body. Which in truth was great progress given the amount of chirping and chatting going on as always! Which is what sewing together is all about!

And at yesterday’s May meeting, many bags appeared, already in use! The winner of the Block of the Month was pulled from Marilyn C’s basket, Kathryn G will be using hers as a toy box, Anne W and Maureen O are using theirs as totes. Mine is not yet finished… it still needs handles. If anyone else has pics of their bags, please share and either Judy or I will add them to this post.

Update: Finished my bag, which turned out to be more purse-sized! Any more to share?!

Clothesline bag workshop - Penny N purse