Tuesday, 23 October 2012

mouthy stitches tote is on it's way!

So the Mouthy Stitches Tote should be well on it's way to ....... ha got you! Of course I'm not telling it's still a secret. No really it should be almost there if you believe the Royal Mail which I mostly do.


I have to admit to having several OMG this is never going to work moments making this one but then don't I always. I did mean to blog more of the process and progress of making this but once I get me teeth into something it seems I just keep going and blogging just doesn't happen. I have started using Instagram though and did share some progress on there, I'm sewquine on there too if you fancy following. It's quite good as it's just take a quick snap, add a comment (or not) and that's it ...simples!


This was my second version of the key fob as the first didn't quite work out. I tried sewing 2 cathedral window blocks back to back but when I turned it though it was a total mare to sew up the gap and it looked pants too. This one I'm much happier with, it's like a mini version of the back of the tote.


The inner is very simple and I used some of my stash of Farmdale as I'm pretty sure my partner will love it.


So look out partner your parcel will be arriving shortly, I hope you like it.

I had to jig about with the fabric to make the cathedral windows come out the way I wanted them to and I'll show you how that went in another post.

So bye for now, see you soon.

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Debby said...

FABULOUS Nikki! Simply fab!

Marg said...

I think this is one of the best tote's I've seen, it's gorgeous and awesome and fabulous.

Cindy said...

This is so amazing. Absolutely fantastic. I can't wait to hear what your partner has to say :)

Sheila said...

Gorgeous tote Nikki.

Susan Standen said...

I think this is one of the most perfect totes ever!

Gill said...

Fabulous tote!
I'm sure your partner will love it!
Is the word 'strawberry' on the fob a clue??

Archie the wonder dog said...

It's wonderful!!

Jennifer @ Ellison Lane Quilts said...

Oh my goodness I just love this. All of it is perfect. Could I be lucky enough to be your partner? Fingers crossed!!!

Amber said...

WOW that is amazing! I wish I could sew like that!

Indianna said...

It's fantastic, very professional and you should be very pleased with it. I can see this being in my mosaics in future.

Kelsey said...


Katy Cameron said...

Very cool, love it!

Crafted by Carly said...

That is absolutely amazing! You're so clever!!!
Your partner will love it, I'm sure!

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