Saturday, August 14, 2010

Drawstring treasure bag for Eloise

My dear friend Cristina's third baby, Eloise, came this year. I just love the name Eloise, and I embroidered her name and a little cat on a piece of burlap shortly after the birth. The scrap was tacked up in my kitchen for months before I decided to sew it onto a simple lined drawstring bag. I got the tutorial here, and adapted from there. I forgot to take a picture of it before giving it to Eloise today at the very special baby blessing ceremony. But Cristina tied it to the door to help welcome guests, and I snapped a picture of it there. The lining is a white and red large floral, a nice surprise when you open the bag. Julia tucked one of her little soft fairy dolls inside for another special surprise. I love how it turned out! I hope Eloise finds it useful to store her little treasures.

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