Introducing the Puffin Tote

I am participating in the Two Pretty Poppets, Stand up and tote notice swap for 2016.  Using their small tote pattern.

I’ve been working on this for about two weeks, give or take.  Finished it this evening and have to say I’m as pleased as punch with it.  I really hope the person who receives it will love it too.

puffin tote


The first cut

I started cutting out my fabric for the next bag last night, and it is looking mighty fine already.

I wondered when I would get to use the snake print fabric, I bought it probably 8 years ago (could be longer), and I just had to have it – you know that impulse purchase!  But I must say that it is going to look great on this bag, as it is only a subtle piece.

So this is what the colours look like together….now to get sewing!


New Fabrics

A bit excited that I have bought a couple of pieces of new fabric, the black and the mustard / gold colour to go with an existing piece of snake print, that I have had for an age.

This will be turned into another ‘Stand up and Tote Notice’ bag from the pattern creator Two Pretty Poppets – Buy the pattern here

Watch this space for the progress on this bag.


First post!

This is my first post as the Sew Wattscreative, hello to all viewers.

OK, so the current project I am working on is a Tote bag, as part of the Stand up and ‘Tote’ notice 2016 swap. The pattern is from Two Pretty Poppets collection, which can be found here Stand up and Tote Notice Pattern from Two Pretty Poppets

This is only my second tote bag, and a bit more complex than the first beach tote I made, but so far so good, it’s coming together nicely.

I am using some fabric that I had stashed away, that I have had for a while and the colours, well, they are pretty conservative – shades of blue, but I have an exciting focal piece!  Watch this space for the finished article!