Friday, December 9, 2016

Expedition Bag

There was one booth at Quilt Market I absolutely loved
 
It was Tim Holtz booth
 
His wideback fabrics were so pretty and super soft.
 
Finally I went and ordered a bolt of each....
 
They worked out to be the same price as my other backings...60$ for 110"x108"
These backs are 100% cotton with a chintz finish
I wish there was feel-o vision on the internet. 
 
It is the silkiest softest cotton you've ever felt. 
I brought some to quilting the other day and ever persons reaction was the same....
 
 
Oooooooh....that is so soft! 
 
I can see this fabric in a few of my projects as backgrounds!!
 
I also loved his other fabrics.
 
I love maps and postmarks.
 
This bag was a limited edition kit.
 
I had to have it. 
It finally came last week!!
 

I dove right in!!! 

It came with the fabric, zippers, thread and hardware

Other than I got the middle panel UPSIDE DOWN 

I love the finished product!! 
 
I may have to make this out of some of his other fabrics! 

Yup...I had to get a FQ pack.

Let's just say...

Santa wanted me to have it!!

 

Christa  

6 comments:

  1. I love the bag!! If you make it again, call me and we will do it together...nothing like inviting myself to your house!!

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    1. Will do!, you're always welcome at my house!

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  2. That bag is fantastic. Like you, I love maps and anything postage.

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    1. Thanks Brenda! I have loved Tim Holtz fabric for awhile now! It was great to meet him at Market! Love this bag and his new backings!

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  3. What a cute bag. I'm wondering if it's as pricey a bag as one many of the Weyburn guild recently made. We joke that we'll have to leave them in our wills. There will be a picture of them when the December blog gets posted.

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    1. You know that saying...why would i buy it when I can make it myself for 92$ worth of supplies??!?! Can't wait to see the guild bags!!

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