Origami Lotus Bag

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I always have a line-up of a dozen or so projects I want to try, but once in awhile something bumps all the way to the front. That happened when I saw this intriguing bag on the Empty Nest Feathers blog, who linked to the tutorial at Exchanging Fire. I couldn’t wait to make one for my embroidery floss, and I decided to use a couple of the black and white fabrics I already have as different elements in my office/sewing room. (Click on any photo for a larger view.) All you need are two 18-inch squares of fabric, two yards of cording or ribbon, and an hour or less of time. I can foresee a larger version for a beach bag, a tiny version for a jewelry bag, and every size in between for all different types of gifts and storage. It was SO easy and fun . . . you’ll want to try it! ♥

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    • I thought of that when I finished! :) Thank you SO much for the idea, MomQueenBee! I’m working on a tight writing deadline this week and really needed a quick, fun sewing break. Now I can’t wait to make more! :)

    • How kind of you!!! To show you my appreciation, I’ve posted the lovely button you gave me on my sidebar with a big THANK YOU to you . . . plus, when readers click on it, it links back to your blog. :) I so appreciate you thinking of me! Best, Katherine

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