Sunday, October 24, 2010

Halloween Tote Bag

I saw this super cute pattern here for a precious little Trick or Treat Bag....or lunch bag for those of us too old to trick or treat without being egged, or arrested-or something.  I believe that's called discrimination, I too have the right to free candy, I'll get back to you when I find that line in the constitution, and make my picket sign for the lawns of the Supreme Court.   I fell in love with the kitty on the bag, and the gal who shared this pattern for free!  The internet is a magical land.  I printed it off, traced the design on muslin, and worked on it during my nights away from home.   Embroidery is fun, it's like coloring with a needle, but I use the word 'embroidery' very lightly here, in the-'it's art, are there really rules?' sort of way, and if your answer is 'yes there are rules' I'm not actually looking for anyone but myself to answer that, I usually agree with myself.  I then added some black dotted fabric and made handles with additional muslin, a liner, sewed all the right sides together....

Turned it all right side out.  Called Coach, and other major handbag designers to let them know to watch out....

Sewed the two inside edges together, and tada.....a little Halloween lunch bag. 

3 comments:

Andi @ Jane of all crafts said...

LOL!! I agree about our right to free candy, I'll even dress up if that's what it takes!I live near dc so whenever your ready to picket i am so there! :-) Love this bag. Gonna add it to my list. There are embroidery rules? Well I have probably violated every. single. one. :-)

Gwen @ Gwenny Penny said...

This is too cute, Christy! Really adorable. LOVE the embroidery. Nice work!

Katie's Nesting Spot said...

That is such a cute pattern! I love embroidery and need to go download that pattern ASAP!