FMQ Friday w/ Leah Day - Finally a Tote bag

I have been craving to make bags for a long time. Since, I started quilting I haven't made anything other than baby/kids quilts or wall hanging.

I made my first quilted tote bag using this video by Jenny@Missour Star Quilt Company. This uses charm packs, great way to use up your charm stash. I tend to buy charm packs a lot because its a great way to collect pieces of all those fabulous fabrics.

I used straight line quilting on the solid and Angela Walters flower design in the charm square. You can see the quilting only on the back, picture#2.

1.Front of the bag just quilted

Back of the quilted panel for the tote bag

Moda Serenade tote bag

Hmmm this was supposed to be shown vertically

My daughter's favorite color is purple and this is going to be hers. I am making one of me from the same fabric line but different colorway.

Now linking up to Leah Day's FMQ Fridays.


  1. Hey! Lookin' good! Glad you finished it!

    1. Thank you, Janis! This was a fun little project. Did it in one night. Stayed up almost whole night. lol!

  2. This is fabulous!!! What a great idea for a small quilted project. Perfect for using up scraps and practicing a new quilting design... LOVE IT:-)

  3. I love the colors. I'm the same as you - I rarely venture out past the quilts, but one of these days I want to make another bag.

  4. Beautiful Bag! Love the purple!! Watch out, bags are addicting.

  5. Nice colour sense, good for you on the whole project. What is next?

    1. Of course another bag:-). Thanks for stopping by!


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