Thursday, February 21, 2008

Guess What We're Making





It started with a bunch of squares ( some 3", some 4")...










Then Mandy laid them out the way she wanted them to be sewn.....












Then she started sewing the squares into strips....










And I sewed the strips into a piece of cloth...











Until it became this...



A tote bag for her Tennessee trip for FEA (Future Educators of America). It is humongous, but it held everything she wanted to take on the bus with her. I put a little pocket inside for her Ipod and cut a piece of foamboard and covered it to place in the bottom for added support.
She led the scrapbook team...their scrapbook took third place of the 150 schools that were represented. She is so darn crafty!
We're under a "Winter Storm Warning" AGAIN...I'm going to go knit!

6 comments:

Janice said...

The tote is absolutely adorable. I am thinking she should totally start an etsy shop!!!!!

monica said...

Her tote bag turned out nice. Tell her job well done.

Hee hee snow!!!!! : )

Beth N said...

What a beautiful tote bag--hope she has fun on her trip.

Kathy said...

She could make me one! My goodness. Just wonderful. Maybe I should learn to sew? Nah. less time to knit. She has such talent

Shelley said...

What a great looking tote bag! I was expecting you to say you were making a quilt.

Congrats on Mandy getting 3rd place for the scrap book!

The socks in the previous pic look great...love those ones that pooled. They look so cool!

jujuknits said...

Love the tote your daughter made. I think it would make a great knitting bag.