Its Fall y'all!! I thought since I was somewhat late on taking and posting photos of what I received from the Fall Swap and giveaway that I would just show you what I sent to Michelle. Lori hosted the Fall Swap and I do think she got me addicted to swaps :) They are so much fun!!
I made this bag for Michelle to hold all her goodies. Her blog name is Gingham World and I thought it would be fitting to use gingham on the bag. I was trying to make a bag with bamboo handles and I could not figure it out. Of course, I was doing this the day before it was supposed to be mailed off and I was not sure what to do. I prayed and this came to me. I already had the fabric cut so I worked with the size and then made up the rest as I went along. I love this bag so much I plan on making more-probably just a little smaller. I will also line it with interfacing and put a covered piece of cardboard in the bottom to give it more shape and stability.
Here it is inside out. Its great because it can be reversible for a different look.
A full shot of the entire bag. Notice the pleat in the center and the handles are pleated where they meet the top of the bag.
All the loot. I made a wooden sign that says "BOO", a pumpkin-you can get the tutorial here. Some of the best hot chocolate ever, a fun Fall mug, a pumpkin cookie cutter, and a mulled cider candle. The candle came from Wal-Mart, but is highly fragranced.
Here is a close-up of the sign.
The princess-wait!! How did she get in there??
All packaged up and ready to go!! Hope Michelle enjoys all her Fall goodies!!