Odd headline, but when you consider I’ve had this large print fabric for awhile now, because it was too pretty to cut – it is very appropriate.

Sew what did I cut?

My Kaffe Fasset Collection fabric. Kaffe Spots, and Philip Jacobs Japanese Crysanthemum to be exact. Maybe it’s because the name says “cry” I just couldn’t cut it up, until I decided it was time to get pretty!

I told myself I couldn’t start another handbag until I finished my round bag for the rotating cutting mat. Well I finished it, so I got out my Kaffe Fasset collections, and made a couple of things. A shirt and handbag. The bag is a free pattern called Phoebe that was modfied by adding an inset zipper closure, a large pocket on the outside, a cell phone pocket on the side, and a divider. I later added some slides to the handle to be able to adjust the length. The shirt was “newLook” pattern #6871

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I fussy cut the front and back of the shirt pieces, as well as the outside pocket on the bag  to place a big fat Crysanthemum  front and center!

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I am pretty sure Philip Jacobs would be tickled pink!

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Modifed inside of Phoebe bag.

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Perfection!

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Sew, how do you top that?

You don’t, but every now and then your eyes need to rest from all that excitement, so you make another couple of things.

 

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Also fussy cut.

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Getting really good at these inset zippers!

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and of course matching reading glasses case!

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These outfits take about 2 yards of each color, and there is some left over, but that’s ok. I can use it in a quilt!

Am I doing a 3rd? You bet!

#ICutMyKaffe #LargePrintQuiltFabric

 

 

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4 thoughts on “I cut some gorgeous fabric!

    1. The bag pattern is called Phoebe and it’s free on craftsy. It is only a bag, however, with small flap closure [instead of the zipper I did] , no pockets, or dividers. I also didn’t make my handle using the pattern. I basically used the shape of Phoebe, and made the other pattern pieces myself.

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