Elephant Bag

December 7, 2008 at 10:42 pm Leave a comment

Even with help from the flickr group for Last-Minute Patchwork Gifts, I was confounded by the wee elephant, Peanut.

So I decided to make use of the templates for the elephant’s body and ears and put him on the front a bag I was making as a gift. I stuffed the body with a bit of fiberfill to make him stand out a bit from the body of the bag. I forgot to photograph the contrasting fabric on the inside of his ears. And I can’t do it now because it’s already wrapped!

He looks so cute! I’m going to make more. Definitely. LittlestCatHead has already requested one.

Close-up of Elephant Bag

Close-up of Elephant Bag

Lining for Elephant Bag

Lining for Elephant Bag

Fabric:Heather Bailey’s Fresh Cut for the elephant himself and Erin McMorris’ Park Slope: Lime Circles and Stems for bag with a simple muslin lining (I have a lot of muslin to use up!)
Pattern: modified from Last-Minute Patchwork Gifts‘s Wee Elephant project

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