I haven’t devoted much time to cross stitch this year for several reasons…
But I managed to finish this new piece. I hope you enjoy it!
It is a free design by Marjorie Massey called Hiver. She offers also the version in English – Winter.
Stitched on 40 count Milk Coffee Newcastle Zweigart linen with DMC floss number 924.
Since last year I wanted to make a project bag for my knitting and use some of my cross stitch pieces. So I decided to use this finish and made a small version of the drawstring bag. I have been collecting the materials and I finally made it!
Far for being perfect I’m really happy with the bag.
This is the Kato project bag a drawstring bag sewing tutorial by Kandoupatterns.
The pattern offers 3 sizes, I made the small one. Is a very easy sewing project for beginners. I made a mistake on the drawstring cords, I did cut the leather cord on the wrong place. I blame my husband… he told me a funny story, lots of laughs, I cut it in the wrong place, not a lot of laughs.. I just order a new cord and I will thread the drawsting cords through the channels very soon. It works well like this, but I prefer a large cord.
My new bag for a new pair of socks that I will cast on very soon.
The sewing pattern is wonderful, but if you prefer you can also watch Jess OklaRoots tutorial on youtube.
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Have a wonderful day!!
So pretty, love the color.
Your bag is beautiful, what a great idea!
Gorgeous project Lili and a great idea to put a lovely cross stitch on a knitting bag😃
So beautiful. Good idea ! I have so much finished embroideries that I don’t know what to do with !
Oh that is lovely! Such a gorgeous color Lily. And what a perfect job you did on the bag!
That’s a lovely design and it makes a great bag too. Thanks for including the link.
I love your stitched piece! The colors are a perfect match to your bag too. Congrats on such a wonderful finish.
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