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The Finch Bucket Bag is a Winner!

Have you made a Bucket Bag? I hadn't either so when I saw Stitch Mischief's make-along on Instagram, I wanted to join in!  Now this isn't just any bag. The Finch Bucket Bag is a large project bag that can carry a large amount of yarn, or beach supplies, or even overnight supplies. I fell in ❤️ love.  


Here is my finished bag...


Isn't it nice and roomy...




If you want to get the pattern, just click here :. 👜👜

And another thing- I didn't fully understand there were prizes involved with a make along.  And I won! First prize 🥇 really!  This is my prize:



Treehouse collection from Figo Fabrics. 
Isn't it wonderful fabric! Stay tuned to see what is made with these!






My 'Me Made May" 2019

Have you signed up?  Me Made May has slipped by me for the last few years.  Don't get me wrong, I have enjoyed the posts of my friends and others but just not joined in.  Somehow I had the impression I had to have the goal of wearing something I made everyday of the month.  I don't have that many garments that I have made.  On reading the site this year I realized I could make my own goal!  I based my goal from this suggestion on the site;   pledging to finish all your UFO's by 31st May if the sight of your UFO pile has been weighing you down.My pledge:   To make and finish and wear 1 garment a week during the month of May that I already have the pattern and fabric for.
So here's the rundown.   Last week I finished this skirt:





When we started unpacking from our move, I found this fabric wrapped around some milk bottles from my husbands collection. (Yes, he used my fabric as padding when he felt he needed some). It is a beautiful brown suiting I bought in a tailor shop in E…