Here’s our final feature from the Manchester Metallics Summer Bag Challenge. Our 14 challengers did a fantastic job using Manchester Metallic fabric from Robert Kaufmann Fabrics for their new summer bags! We saw great designs from Anne, Natalie + Sandy, Jenny, Michelle + Carrie, Sarah, Sanchia + Marni and Mo Bedell, Devida and Kathy. Our final challengers are Sara Johansen of The Sara Project and Michelle Webster of michellepatterns.

Sara Johansen of The Sara Project writes that these fabrics are, “DREAMY. While at Quilt Market, I took a peak at these beauties, and walked away with some samples…” Sara lined her tote and used cotton webbing for the handles. She has lots of beautiful pictures and more details on her site.

Michelle Webster of michellepatterns used a canvas foundation and a flower from her Rose Pincushion Cuff pattern to add some extras to her sparkly tote. She talks about pre-washing her Manchester Metallic fabric, plus more…

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