Monday, May 10, 2010

Update on the Weekender Tote Project!

I usually post on the weekends but this weekend was a little crazy! We went to see my little brother graduate from USC and then it was Mommy's Day. 
Happy Mother's day to all of you who are Mothers too!
Hopefully you have cut all of your pieces out and you are ready to start to assemble of the Sew Spoiled Weekender Tote! The first step in the pattern is to make the Outer Shell Pleats. Outer Shell Pleats - - - - - - - - - - - - -May 9- May 15
Straps and finish Outer Shell- - - - - -May 16- May 22
Pockets and Magnet Clasp - - - - - - May 23- May 29
Lining and Finish the Tote- - - - - - - May 30- June 5
Here are some pictures from the Sew Spoiled Weekender Tote Project Flickr group.

EmilySue has posted her recent work! Not only has she sewn the outer shell pleat fabrics together but she has fused her interfacing. Now she is ready for pleating!

Sweet.Limes' Photostream Cut and ready!

Selvedge's photostream Cut and ready!

MyCalicoHearts's photostream Cut and ready!

Jennie0426's Photostream Looking good!

Ksequera514's Photostream Cut and ready!

The AccidentalCrafters' photostream Cut and ready!

9Crafty11's photostream Cut and ready to go!

AKing2008's photostream, this is what it looks like when you are sewing the Fabric A panels to either side of the Fabric B panels. You must do this before fusing the interfacing! 
Great picture!

MarySuewys' photostream Cut and ready!

CarrieMePics' photostream Cut and ready!

MamaLusco's photostream Cut and Ready!

Icky Ricky's Photostream, this is what it looks like after the Fabric A and B panels are sewn together, fused with the interfacing and the pleat is ready to be sewn across. Tip: Before I sew the pleat, I like to take the pleat template and place it over the pleat to make sure that everything will look right when I go you cut out the pleat shape.
I promise to sew and post more pictures! If you are like me once a project is cut out, it is very hard not to complete it! All I ask of those of you who might be going ahead and completing your totes early, is to post pictures of your progress to 
Thank you for all of the amazing pictures!

1 comment:

aicha said...

It's encouraging to see other people's progress!
Gotta start catching up!