Friday Finish: Junior Billie Bag #9

Well, friends, many a Friday has come and gone since my last Friday Finish so I am extra happy to show off my latest Junior Billie Bag. First one side . . .

. . . and then the other:

I’m not sure which one I like better! How about you?

In the next two photos you can see (sort of) the exterior pockets on each side:

I sure do like how the striped binding frames the front and back panels. You can see that I used it on the straps and exterior pockets on one side, too.

It’s so much fun to customize these quilter’s totes. I’ve used a variety of 12″ blocks in the nine Junior Billie Bags I’ve made and I’ve also played around with the size and number of exterior pockets. Speaking of pockets, here’s a shot from the top down that shows the interior pockets as well as the second set of handles, the smaller ones that allow you to carry the JBB like a satchel:

Here’s a shout out to Billie Mahorney, the designer of the Junior Billie Bag and my mentor. It’s easy to see why I often refer to the JBB as “the quintessential quilter’s tote.”

If you’d like to see the other ones I’ve made, clicking here will take you to the Junior Billie Bag page in my Gallery.

Happy Friday!




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6 Responses to Friday Finish: Junior Billie Bag #9

  1. Carolyn Browning says:

    Dawn, your bag is beautiful. I really like the colors and fabrics you have put together.

  2. Diane says:

    Absolutely terrific!

  3. Jeanne says:

    What fun to look through the gallery of bags!

  4. Merethe Soeby says:

    Beautiful, Dawn. Wonderful colours.

  5. Jo Ann Janes says:

    They just keep getting prettier! Of course what is better than blue, black and white.

  6. Sandy says:

    I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your new Billie Bag!

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