Weekly Themed Quilt Contests
Bags and Purses
- Total submissions: 27
- Total countries: 8
- Total provinces: 3
- Total states: 13
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A Cute Bag Designed by Ginnie Kelly (10" x 12")
By: Ouida Staley, Oregon, USA
It has 4 pockets inside but I added 3 extra ones. It has a adjustable strap for shoulder use or over the chest. I used #10 snaps instead of magnet closures as I was worried about my embroidery machine software.Was a fun bag to do.
A Tote for all Reasons (12" x 12")
By: Pam McDonald, Washington, USA
Blog: Folded Spindled and Quilted
I picked the design for this tote from one of Jo-Ann's freebies. I made the handles a little wider and added a flower with leaves for the middle instead of layered circles hanging off the tie. I also added three pockets for the inside. This is my first time entering a contest with my crafty items
Anne of Green Gables Purse (16" x 9.5")
By: Crafty Tokyo Mama, Japan
Blog: Crafty Tokyo Mama
I had Anne of Green Gables on my mind as I made up this bright green spring-themed purse, using Clover and Violet's Anne Bag pattern. The ruffled top adds the perfect feminine touch!
Bag "Poppy Flower" (3,5" x 10,8")
By: Zlata Ratskevich, Russian Federation
Bag is made of canvas, cotton lining. Fastens with a magnetic button. There is an inner pocket, a pocket on the back. Handle length 14 inches. On the front side 3D applique flower cultivation.
In my blog has a story about how this bag is sewn - look under the tag "bag"
Big Red Bag (12.5" x 11.5")
By: Rose S., New York, USA
I made this from a pattern by Sherri K. Falls of This and That. I altered it slightly by adding a zipper closure and front and back slash pockets. It has 6 pockets on the inside and is nice and roomy to carry just about everything you need. I love-love-love these fabrics!
Big Tote (18" x 29")
By: Astrid Bueter, Germany
It is a Big Bag in differnt Fabrics. I use this bag as a weekender.
Blooming Bag (10" x 10")
By: Marjory Peck, Arizona, USA
Blog: Pecks Pieces
I needed a new purse, so I put my love of pink and 3D flowers to work to create this purse. I also love unique shapes so I added some of that. This is what the outcome created.
Cat's Meow (4" x 6")
By: kc, Texas, USA
Blog: Sew~Write Creations
This little kitty cat iPhone case was modeled after a friend's real-life kitten. It's made out of fleece and flannel and the zipper is where the phone is inserted. I embroidered the face & paws and used reverse applique for the stripes. A band of Velcro keeps it securely attached to her arm.
Country Garden Tote (13" x 17")
By: Tammie Pruitt, California, USA
I made this tote bag for my daughter so she would have a large bag for the baby stuff.
Dazzling Tote Bag (14" x 12")
By: Cheryl Hartzog, Florida, USA
Blog: Quilts and Art By Cheryl
I made this a few years ago to carry my photo albums in when I went to PA. to visit .The bag is made with Taffadas, netting, lace, cotton flowers and beaded all over.
I also entered it in 2 quilt shows.
Dresden Sunflower Bag (25" x 30")
By: Paula Coleman, Kansas, USA
I made this bag for a friend's birthday present. I fell in love the fabric colors!
Floral Patchwork Quilted Bag (12.5" x 11")
By: Maya, California, USA
Blog: Passing Precious Time
The modern patchwork design on the bag was done carefully so that both sides are identical. It has a magnetic closure and two inner pouches - one with a zipper and the other with Velcro. The two-sided handles are made with the pink lining fabric one side and patchwork on the other side.
Frog Bag (20" x 15")
By: Charlotte, Ontario, Canada
Blog: Char's Photos
I made this in a craft exchange with a friend and in return got a knitted dissected frog! So cool :) This was from a kit but I don't remember the details. It was a few years ago and I think I'll have to dig out the patter so I can make one soon for myself.
Karina Bag (17" x 12")
By: Marina Bettin, Panama
This bag was created "by mistake", when I wanted to do a present for my brother's girlfriend. Inspired on my own bag, after I made the two panels, I realized that they were too short. Then, I decided to add a piece of jeans that I had among my scraps and the rest is history! My best creation ever...
Le vote rose (15" x 10")
By: malice, Switzerland
J'ai fait ce sac avec un journal célébrant les 40 ans de droit de vote des femmes en Suisse
Mariner's Compass (17" x 20")
By: Maria Kievit, Ontario, Canada
Blog: Clothes and Crafts
This tote was made earlier this year for a swap. I machine quilted in the ditch around the compass, and it became one of the 4 pockets on this purse. I like my totes nice and big, and I actually made separate sides for it.
Mini Bow Tuck (12" x 8")
By: Marilyn Smith, Nova Scotia, Canada
Made for my mom for Mother's Day, this is the first bag I have ever made. Lots of fun and certainly a change from making quilts.
Musical Reversible Quilted Tote (10" x 14")
By: Katie Wiseman, West Virginia, USA
Blog: Katie's Quilts and Crafts
This is ONE tote. . but includes a photo of all 4 sides. It's reversible, and quilted. This tote uses all of my own gradated, hand-dyed fabrics. This tote was the result of Kim's Craft Apple's "Project Quilting" with the theme "making music."
My Grommet Bag (12" x 10")
By: Geraldine Pritchard, British Columbia, Canada
This pattern is from Indygo Junction. I made it in an evening class. Fall is my favorite time of the year, can you tell?
my sister is a bag lady (18" x 15")
By: Kathy Yount, North Carolina, USA
I made this bag (pattern by "The Creative Thimble") that my sister fell in love with and immediately claimed as hers. She has totally worn this one out--plus 2 others. When she asked for a 4th bag, I told her she would have to help me make it and we are currently working on that one together.
Phoenix (7" x 5")
By: Linda Harvey, Pennsylvania, USA
Blog: Uniquely Yours Creations
My purse, The Phoenix, represents rebirth, renewal and immortality. It is also a very colorful creature of gold, scarlet, purple, blue and green which I translated into my hand painted and dyed fabric.
Designing the purse, adding embellishments is the most enjoyable part of the process for me.
Quilted Apropos Pack (7" x 4")
By: Shannon Maciejewski, Michigan, USA
Blog: Quilting for Sanity!!
This is the Apropos Pack (www.studiokatdesigns.com) I made to enter in the American and Efird Out of the Box Challenge. They sent entrants three spools of thread and a zipper to use in a "quick gift", and I decided to really showcase the threads, so I quilted this diamond shaped plaid fabric myself.
Red Tote (20" x 16")
By: Debi R., Nevada, USA
Blog: Desert Longarm Quilting
This tote was made as a quilt guild project. I like the color red and I like black complements. This tote has many large pockets so I can carry many things! I sewed large buttons on the bottom of the bag to reduce wear and tear. This project was loads of fun!
Rose Tattoo (9" x 7")
By: Canary Created, Michigan, USA
Blog: Canary Created
This is a cross body bag that I created using Alexander Henry Contigo fabric. I isolated the Roses on the fabric to make this beautiful purse.
Scrappy Little Bags (6" x 8")
By: Regina, Germany
Blog: Reginas Quiltblog
Every patchworker knows: there'll be scraps, scraps and more scraps... And because I cannot throw away anything I make new fabric out of srappy little stripes: 1 to 3 cm wide!!! And from these new fabrics I sew little bags and purses!!
Simply Amazing Bag (17" x 15")
By: Judit Balint's Handicrafts, Belgium
Blog: Judit's Handicraft
This is a 100 % handmade bag which is made from felt materials in beautiful matching colors. It has two different sides with many appliques ( houses, flowers, hearts) and a internal pocket. It has bamboo handles, golden color metal feet and a magnetic clip.
Twirly tote (12" x 12")
By: Marsha Clark, Pennsylvania, USA
I used the June Taylor template to make this bag. I had fun learning how to do free motion flowers on it. Fun !!!