MORE ABOUT THE BLOG BAG CHALLENGE

You might remember reading a post earlier this year when I shone the spotlight on one of our customers, Ann Bown, in Campbell River, BC. She had been doing a whole lot of sewing for Rose Harbour House.

WELL…..the 2 new owners of THE QUILTED BEAR in Ladner, BC (Dawn & Carol) and their customers had a special sewing event where they made a bunch of bags for the blog bag challenge. I am happy to say that all these bags have now been filled with the donated toiletries & toothbrushes etc and are on their way to Rose Harbour House in Campbell River for distribution before Christmas. Thank you so much to the staff & customers at The Quilted Bear who made such lovely bags. Here are some pics to inspire you:

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About half of these bags were made by staff & customers at THE QUILTED BEAR in LADNER, BC. The rest were rustled up by me during a bumper bag sewing frenzy during the summer! As I can make a bag in about 15 -20 minutes (not counting the embellishment) it does go pretty quickly! DSCF5564
Isn’t this a lovely bag design? It has a zipper about 2/3 of the way up one side & a little ribbon handle to carry it. Thank you to the ladies at THE QUILTED BEAR for these bags. And what fun fabrics!

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Bags embellished using the CIRCULAR ATTACHMENT. 

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More bags by Liz: regular style zipper bags and humbug bags. All these humbug bags were embellished with rows of machine decorative stitching in a variety of decorative threads before being trimmed & sewed up into the distinctive HUMBUG candy shape.

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About lizafrica

I am the National Education Manager for Janome & Elna Canada (including Artistic Creative products) and I LOVE to sew! I have been employed full time in the sewing and quilting industry for almost 30 years so I bring a wealth of sewing knowledge & expertise to this blog. I enjoy all forms of sewing from quilting to sewing garments to machine embroidery and software. Pretty much everything in my life is seen through the eyes of a passionate sewer! I am constantly on the look out for fun, innovative and inspiring ideas to share with you all on this blog. I also love to read, knit , travel and spend time with my family and friends.
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