Friday, May 15, 2015

May Finishes

Nothing like a deadline and a goal to get me to my sewing room. These will be gifts in the coming weeks so they had to be done. It helped to make my May goal for A Lovely Year of Finishes to make both of these oval bags & here's my goal-setting post. It's always fun to choose fabrics I think the recipients will love.  

 This one is a graduation gift for a music lover! I had fun going through my music fabric stash to pick just the right combo.

Number two is a moving gift for one of the girls in a program I run at work. Hopefully she'll like the bright butterflies as much as I do!

**Edited 5/20/15:: pattern is from Aneela Hoey when it was a free tutorial, now available for sale in her shop.

Linking Up: 
Fiber of All Sorts for ALYOF:MAY
CrazyMomQuilts for Finish It Up Friday
A Quarter Inch from the Edge with TGIFF


  1. These are great and I'm sure they'll be much appreciated! That bag is the same shape as the makeup bag that I've been using for a doz or so years (that is in desperate need of replacing....)

    Happy Sewing ~ Tracy

  2. do you have a link for the pattern. I would love to make some of these.

  3. Lovely little bags... I have to say that I'm jealous that you've finished your goal for this month. I haven't even touched mine yet! Thanks for linking up with TGIFF!

  4. I just LOVE the music bag! Great job. Butterfly is very cute too and looks like my fabric - hehehe.

  5. Wow, cute and very useful gifts! I too would love to see the pattern.

  6. Very practical and even prettier gifts. You really did a great job of finding a lining fabric to compliment the outside.

  7. Really lovely bags and great fabric choices!

  8. Really lovely bags and great fabric choices!

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