Are you looking for a quick and easy Easter gift for a child in your life? Then I have just the project for you! The kind folks at Quilt Girls recently sent me one of their newest springtime collections, Garden Gatherings, and I whipped up this sweet little bag in no time.
You may recognize this tote bag; it’s one of my free tutorials called the Easy Fat Quarter Shoulder Bag! Wouldn’t this make a fun gift? You could fill it with a new book, some crayons or markers, a small stuffed animal or even Easter candies!
I used the Garden Gatherings Repeating Stripe for the bag exterior and strap, along with a green polka dot from my stash for the top band. And of course, I had to embellish the bag with some cotton-tail, pom-pom trim!
For the lining of the bag, I used Garden Gathering Bunnies on Green. The Easy Fat Quarter Shoulder Bag makes a great little book bag for a child, or hip length tote for an older person. In this version, I made the strap half the length of what is indicated in the directions, as I knew the recipient would be a little girl.
In this photo you can see the beautiful Garden Gatherings Bunnies on Blue, which I will save for a future project. This vintage inspired collection feels so sweet and tender to me.
I hope you will hop on over to Quilt Girls and check out all of their beautiful juvenile prints, book panels and quilt panels. I just know you will find the right fabric for your special projects!
Thank you, Quilt Girls, for sending me this fabric. It was indeed a fun afternoon of sewing!
10 thoughts on “An Easter tote bag”
Adorable fabric for a cute Easter tote bag! Thank you for including the links.
Thank you! You're very welcome!
Now that I am a gramma….. I love making stuff and things, dress ups, and bags and dolls etc etc for my grand girliesThis bag is beautiful
Such an adorable bag – wish I still had a little girl to make one for! (Please pardon the bad grammar!)
What a cute little bag!!!
Thanks Cynthia! It was a smiler of a make!
It is really fun putting your heart into a project for a little person, isn't it?
Thanks so much Rosemary! I'm not trying to rush my life along, but I look forward to sewing for grans someday too!! 🙂
Oh my heavens, those bunnies are adorable!!!
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