One Rag Bag Made

Thought I would show you one of my rag bags being made.  This one made me think of Mint Matchmakers!!!

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pillow case and some sheets

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All squares cut and ready for quilting and adding applique each square is made up of 3 layers of fabric

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Applique flowers cut and ready to stitch on

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pieces of wadding cut for each square, it takes a lot of cutting and preparation for these bags!

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After pressing each square I cross quilt the plain squares and zig zag stitch the appliques

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The squares are all then sewn together

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to make the bag

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I insert the handles before stitching twice around the top of the bag

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Next I spend time snipping every seam to make it fluffy and once my label is stitched in my bag is finished!

You probably noticed that I didn’t use the brown sheet afterall, I do change my mind alot with these bags.  Well they do take me 5 hours to make, alot of time to think and re-think.  This one will go towards my hoard for the next craft fair.

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