With four little ones every day is a bit chaotic. And that's okay. Because somehow I'm able to craft amid the chaos.

Friday, October 29, 2010

The Bag that Started It All

I made this reversible tote bag for my mother-in-law in January of 2009. It was one of the first things I'd made (besides some poorly done I Spy Bags and some coasters) that wasn't a simple baby blanket.   I chose to make a bag because I wanted to make her something she could use. She was teaching primary at the time and I thought a tote bad would perfect for her to be able to take her things back and forth from church in. To make it a little prettier, I decided to add a fabric flower pin to each side. (Tutorial for the flower can be found at Wise Craft).

So why is this the bag that started it all? Because while I was searching for tutorials for a bag I found the one I liked best here at a site called Craftster. If you go there I'm sure you'll understand. It is a community dedicated to a large variety of crafts. There are tutorials, discussions, pictures of things people have made, swaps, and so much more. Once I found Craftster I found the desire to make things, all sorts of things. It made me branch out into a variety of crafts and I found that I love it. Almost everything I will post on this blog (with the exception of baking related items) can probably be traced back to my becoming a member of Craftster.

1 comment:

  1. And I'm STILL enjoying it! You do such a good job.