Bag It

Congratulations to our lucky participants from the Bag It 2017 event - see them here!

Bag It 2017 has started - see the kickoff post. The event runs through Friday, December 15.

During the event time period, participants are encouraged to make bags and share via their blog, in link-ups or share in the Elm Street Quilts Facebook Group page.

To enter, you can make and share a bag from ANY PATTERN or TUTORIAL. For this event, we will define a bag as a container made of fabric that you can put something inside.

Extra credit will be given to bags from patterns or tutorials from our featured designers - byAnnieSew SweetnessSew DementedFat Quarter Gypsy and Elm Street Quilts.  Prizes will be awarded randomly to participants.  The sponsors are awesome - keep reading to learn more!

Make sure you read the Bag It Participant Guidelines for more information.

Want regular reminders about the event?  Sign up for notifications about Bag It!

When you are ready to share on Instagram or from your blog, link-up a photo to claim your Bag It Entry

  • Photos linked from Instagram must contain the tag #elmstreetquiltsBagIt
  • Photos linked from a blog post must contain a link back to Elm Street Quilts.

Want to share and enter from Facebook?  Join the Elm Street Quilts Facebook QAL group and then record your entry via the Bag It Facebook Entry Form  

  • (Why the form?  Winners are notified via email and the form collects your email address and makes things WAY easier for me to randomly select winners.)

Planning to join in?  Grab a button for your blog!

Elm Street Quilts

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Bagmaker Supply   

By Annie   
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Fat Quarter Gypsy

Fat Quarter Shop 

Green Fairy Quilts  
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Sew Demented

Sew Sweetness 

Zip It   

Check out the 2016 Bag It tutorials to inspire (see below) and existing bag tutorials : 
Top row : Purse Pack, Lunch Sack, Sew // Binding Kit, Backpack
Center Row: Game Piece Bag, Market Basket, Yoga Bag
Bottom row: Messenger Bag, Sew Travel Kit, Pencil Roll, Credit Card Bag


  1. Any bag!!!!!!!!!!!!! My friend has challenged me else. I am heaven!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Any size. I am love.

  2. Sounds like great fun and perfect timing


  3. This is synchronistic with several projects I'd like to make, so I think I'll be joining in on the fun. Thanks!

  4. Awesome - I just finished one last night!

  5. Wish I had seen this at the beginning of November! Oh well, I'll just look and enjoy everyone else's creations.

  6. Sounds like a fun challenge and I love to make bags:-)

  7. Yay! 'Been looking forward to this for a long time :)

  8. I've been looking forward to this, Patty. I have three bags that I plan to make, but we will see if I get them done! This is great motivation for all of us!

  9. This would be lots of fun!! I a going to try and do this!


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