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Made by a Fabricista: Simple Christmas gifts

 

For this month's FM post, I decided it was only appropriate to show some simple gifts.  I love making gifts for family and friends and this year, is no exception.  

I needed some quick, cute, and useful projects.  Along came the idea of cute little cosmetic/travel bags.  



I love bright and cheery fabrics and since I knew these would be gifts, I wanted some variety of prints.  

Both prints are fun and cheerful, but also perfect for the recipients I have in mind for these sets.  


I really love sewing 100% cotton and these bags came together easily and quickly, yet still look great.  I had some fun putting together a contrasting fabric for the lining for each of these.  


How cute is this blue dainty floral print with this colorful border print?  I cut the border print on the cross grain to take full advantage of the fun print on this fabric.


With simple projects like these, really the sky is the limit for what you want to create and what fabric combinations you decide to go with.


All four fabrics are still in stock!
See the links below:

Fabrics: 






Pattern: 


One really great thing about FM, is that if you wait for a sale, you can grab up cute fabrics like these at a bargain and shipping up these little bags takes an afternoon, or less, if you aren't watching your two year old grandson.  ;)  

I hope you'll shop some of the beautiful cotton prints FM has in stock.  

Happy sewing!
Sue from Ilove2sew!

Comments

  1. Love your makes and the fabric choices! I just purchased pattern and looking forward to making a few for gifts. Thank you for sharing.

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  2. Those would be super cute with cut up old clothes as well. Maybe worn denim and a favorite piece of clothing with meaning for the recipient or scraps from something we made.

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  3. Such a neat, professional job! Really cute fabric choices too.

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