Monday, July 5, 2010

Granny Sacks

I know the title of this post sounds a little silly, but that is the affectionate name I have given these little purses.

Goodness, are they simple to make. I have made several for people who have used them as beach totes, purses, and a place to carry dolly clothes:). Last year, I whipped up a few for party favors to each girl who attended.
The pattern and inspiration are from this book:

It well worth it to have it on your book shelf. There are a gazillion pretty ideas for gift and household items. Here is just a smattering of what you will find flipping through the pages.

I just adore the little flower pin on the bag!
How fun is that?

The instructions are easy to follow and the possibilities for fabric are endless. I bought the bamboo rings off of Ebay and they were relatively inexpensive. Lily and I both have one and we love having it handy for quick trips. They also make wonderful gifts!

So, if you are interested...
You can find Sew Pretty Homestyle, by Tone Finnanger, and many of her other delightful books HERE.


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Anonymous said...

oooolllllaaaaaaaaaaaa laaaa
I like it I like it!!!!

Shannan Martin said...

Granny sacks! So pretty. And I can just imagine the satisfying click of those wooden handles clacking against one another.

Jeanne Oliver said...

So cute! That book looks like a winner too.

OlyviaNoel said...

I recently discovered your blog and love it! Your words are encouraging and I look forward to reading more. I also adore these bags! I'm going to look for the book :)

trish said...

Oh I just adore your bag! :o)
You have such a beautiful blog!
Sincerely ~ Tricia

Katy said...

I am going to have to look into this book...those bags are just wonderfully perfect!

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