I have been making my own totes for a couple of years now, but sometimes I like to try other patterns to see if there are things I like better about how they do it.
I saw the tutorial for these 'Lil girl Springtime Totes over on Just Another Hang Up.
Suzanne's bags are beautiful and I absolutely love the pieced front and the darling flower. I have never used fusible fleece either so I thought I'd give it a go.
These little ladies are the result. The brown fabric was already cut and one side was only 10", so I just cut it down to 10" X 11" and made the front and back the same.
This one I made using two fat quarters (they were on sale at Joann's the other day for $1 each!). I didn't have the materials to make the flowers like Suzanne did, so I made some other ones instead.
This one is just a rolled fabric flower. The blue one is a ripped, and gathered three layer flower.
These are going to make some great gifts, and I will definitely be using fusible fleece again! I love how much body it gives to the bags without making it stiff.
Thanks for a wonderful tutorial Suzanne!