Baseco Bag

The generous Dawn at Dawn Hay Designs has designed a lovely tote in a fundraising endeavour for the poor of Baseco, Manila.  Here is my first version of this versatile bag.



I had to make a couple of changes because the fabric I wanted to use was in short lengths.  Then I had decided I was going to give this one away - but then couldn't decide who to - so instead of the initial in the top left corner, I stitched a lattice heart.



Of course I really enjoyed doing the flower stitchery:



I plan to make myself one of these lovely bags as soon as I finish the quilt I am working on.  Dawn has raised nearly $800 already from the sale of this pattern.  If you haven't purchased a pattern yet, please consider it. $4 is such a small amount for us, but it will do so much for the people of Baseco.


Purchase your pattern HERE from Dawn's blog.
 
Happy stitching.
Val

6 comments:

Dawn said...

Oh Val that bag looks so fabulous... just love it... great colors and your stitching is beautiful.Thnaks for helping with my quest.
Hugs Dawn x x x

Janelle said...

Hi Mum
Nice bag! It would look great with a 'J' on it!!

Joy said...

Val it looks fabulous, love the little heart!!!
Hugs,
Joy :o)

Ozjane said...

I love it and it adds to my motivation when I found the pattern last night and the invoice and remembered I had paid for it so should use it. Wish that worked for fabric!!!

Allie said...

That turned out beautifully, Val - love the lattice heart!

Kelli said...

Beautiful bag Val - what a wonderful project to support! Thanks for sharing it with us!