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Dahlia Bucket Bag Sew-Along Day 4: Interior Assembly

*cover bag made by Casey of Rounds and Stitches Hi again! It's Crystal from the Cloth Albatross. If you've missed the first few days of the sew-along (SAL), you can find them here: Schedule and Prize Announcement Day 1: Reading the Pattern, and Cutting and Fusing Pieces Day 2: Grommet Practice Day 3: Exterior and Strap Assembly If you still need to get the Dahlia Bucket Bag pattern, you can get it here. Use the code DAHLIASAL for 40% (for the duration of the SAL). Today we're going to be assembling our lining. As far as how you utilize your...

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Dahlia Sew-Along Day 3: Strap and Exterior Assembly

Hi, it's Crystal from the Cloth Albatross. I thought that you all might be tired of seeing the same Dahlia Bucket Bag, so I stole one of the pattern tester's photos for the top of this post. Today is Day 3 of the Dahlia Bucket Bag sew-along (SAL). If you missed the first 2 days and the prize announcement and first 2 days, you can find them here: Prize Announcement Day 1: Reading the Pattern, Cutting and Fusing Day 2: Grommet Practice If you haven't started yet, there's still plenty of time to join. The last day to enter pictures...

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Dahlia Sew-Along Day 2: Practicing with Grommets

Hi, all! It's Crystal of The Cloth Albatross. If you missed Day 1 of the sew-along, here's the link.  I wanted to cover grommets early on in the SAL so that if people need to order/buy supplies, they have an idea of what they need and some possible places to purchase them. On that note, none of the links in this post for tools and supplies are affiliate links; they're just places that I've purchased from. I encourage you to choose a supplier that you're comfortable with and you can get the best deal from! Grommets can be intimidating because...

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Dahlia Bucket Bag Sew-Along: DAY 1

Hi! I'm Crystal of The Cloth Albatross. Thank you so much for joining me for the Dahlia Bucket Bag sew-along (SAL). I really enjoy this pattern and hope that you will too! If you still need the pattern, you can purchase it here. For the duration of the SAL it will be 40% off with code dahliasal. If you have any questions about the pattern or the SAL, feel free to tag me in the Blue Calla Facebook group. Here is the original post with the prize announcement. DAY 1: READING the pattern and, cutting and fusing the pieces I...

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Dahlia Drawstring Bucket Bag Sew-Along and Prize Announcement

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Hi! I'm Crystal of The Cloth Albatross. I'm so excited to be hosting the sew-along (SAL) for the Blue Calla Dahlia Bucket Bag. I love this pattern. The only thing intimidating about this bag are the grommets, so we're going to cover them thoroughly. I'm actually going to set aside Day 2 of the SAL specifically for grommet practice, so that we can get it out of the way and feel confident going forward. The SAL itself will last 5 days but you will have 1 month to complete your Dahlia to be eligible for SAL prizes. Details This sew-along...

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