I am over on the Janome Blog today with my Modern Ditty Bag tutorial. This is a special project for me for many reasons and I am so happy I get to share it today. I gave these two bags to my daughter’s teachers the first day of school to carry when they aren’t in the classroom and they have commented so many times how much they love them. This is an easy project to sew up and such a perfect project to make for someone special.
Are you worried you can’t make bags? I even made a video to help you along:) So don’t wait any longer go check it out now.
Here is a glimpse into the story::
So let’s back up a bit to my childhood and the need for a grab and go bag like this. I lived on a farm in the South which meant summers were so hot. My dad got so much joy in waking us up in the summer with a job he had planned out for us. I think he was always going for something that had many teachable moments between a parent and a child. His favorite thing to do was trim the trees in our yard, which was an acre of Live Oak trees…