Monday, 8 October 2012

Swap tote finished

I was a lucky person indeed to be able to join a pool of very talented sewists as part of the Mouthy Stitches 2 swap.

For this round we had to create a tote, all using the same basic pattern but tricking it up in line with our secret partner's mosaic.  My partner made it super easy to understand what she likes and she's been fantastic in terms of commenting and encouraging - it's that sort of group I can't reveal who I made mine for (and I am coveting many of the totes already showing up in the Flickr group...) but I can reveal the tote......

An attempt at an arty shot!!!  This is either the front or the back of the tote - her choice - and I made a lanyard/key fob to go with it (it's the only 'extra' we're allowed to send - except maybe some chocolate too

Here's the other side....

and inside, a pocket (so it's not reversible - sorry partner!)

I really enjoyed making this - and thank you to the wonderful Swap Mamas, Cindy, Susan and Hadley.

Hope my partner likes it!


  1. Love having you in our swaps because you make beautiful things and have fun doing it. Can't wait to see who this is for!

  2. It looks great, I'm enjoying seeing all the different interpretations people have made

  3. What a fabulous tote, your partner is a very lucky person

  4. It looks fabulous. Your swap partner is going to be thrilled !

  5. This is such a beautiful bag, I love all of it!

  6. Ooh another gorgeous tote (i've just seen Suz's tote). What a lovely swap. Lucky partner to get yours. xo

  7. It's mine, all mine! I'm so incredibly happy with it, it could have been made for me. Ha, ha, ha.
    I can't thank you enough for making me such a beautiful tote, you got my tastes completely right. I'm over the moon, thank you!


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