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A new tote bag for the beach and another for a trip to the cottage. With a few simple items and some creativity, you can create your own tote-ally awesome reversible tote bag!

a reversible tote bag shown both ways

SUPPLIES

• Sturdy fabric, such as indoor or outdoor decor fabric
• Decorative Trim of your choice
• 32” Cord (2)
• Scissors
• Ruler/Measuring Tape
• Sewing Machine
• Iron
• 14mm Grommets (4)
• Hammer/Mallet

STEP 1:
Cut 4 (16”x18”) rectangles of your fabric.

STEP 2:
Cut 2 squares (2”x2”) off the bottom corners of your rectangles as shown.

Step 2 visual

STEP 3:
Sew on decorative trim to the right side of the fabric.

Step 3 visual

TIP: Don’t be afraid to get creative!

STEP 4:
Sew the sides and base of the rectangles together, wrong side facing out. Leave a 1/2” seam and leave corners and the bag opening unstitched.

STEP 5:
Pinch the corner gaps together and stitch them shut. This will be the base of your bag.

Step 5 visual

STEP 6:
Repeat Steps 2-5 for the second look.

STEP 7:
Once you have completed the stitching for both looks, flip Look #1 wrong side out and keep Look #2 right side out. Place Look #2 into Look #1.

Step 7 visual

STEP 8:
Sew the openings of the bags together.

STEP 9:
Mark holes 4-5” away from the edge of the bag for the handles. Use your grommets as a template to mark the hole size and cut accordingly.

Step 9 visual

STEP 10:
Insert grommets into holes and hammer together follow grommet package instructions. NOTE: Complete this step on a sturdy surface.

Step 10 visual

STEP 11:
Loop in your cord and tie a knot to secure. OPTIONAL: Fray edges of knot

PRO TIP: Use an iron to press your stitches between steps for easier handling and cleaner look.

A new season means new cushion covers! Bright, rich colours with florals, seaside themes and jungle animals make selecting decor for your home like a warm Spring breeze – pleasant!

With so many styles, patterns and colours to choose from, there’s something for everyone’s wants and every room!

solid coloured outdoor cushion covers

Cushion covers for the outdoors brighten up any space!

diamond embroidered solid coloured cushion covers

And for all your indoor spaces, there are bright colours and textures…

detailed embroidered cushion covers in pastel colours

…with fun patterns for everyone!

floral patterned cushion covers

Delicate watercolour and tapestry-style florals, …

tie dye and floral cushion covers

… tie-dyed and ink patterns, gorgeous brush stroke florals and sweet floral prints.

seaside themed cushion covers

Themes take you to the breezy seaside…

jungle themed cushion covers in teal green black

…and to the heat of the jungle!

bright floral solid blush mauve leopard cushion covers

Mix patterns with prints.

lush green mint coloured cushion covers

And enjoy lush, rich colours.

cushion covers llama tassels foil printed faux fur

Have fun decorating your space with new cushions for every room!

Red is an energizing, intense, dynamic colour. It captures attention and is the colour of love. Is red your favourite colour?

Fleece, Flannelette and Brushed Fabrics

Sewing a fuzzy jacket, cozy blanket or some comfy PJ pants? … make it red and make it bold. A red buffalo check is a must-have look for any project.

Feature Fabric:
0374304 True North Flannelette | 100% cotton | 110cm
0264000 Fleece | 100% polyester | 100% polyester | 150cm
0242300 Dimple Chenille | 100% polyester | 150cm
0760000 Plaids | 65% polyester 35% cotton | 150cm

Fashion Prints and Solids

Show your confidence, be courageous and make a powerful statement with a new outfit in this great all season colour.

Feature Fabric:
3381359 Cotton Lycra Knits | 90% cotton 10% spandex | 160cm
3478459 Poly Peach Prints | 100% polyester | 147cm
3472889 Crepe Solids | 95% polyester 5% spandex | 162cm

Craft Prints

There are so many options for your next quilting or crafty sewing project. Red can make a statement or be a fun accent colour.

Feature Fabric:
0649121 Just Basics | 100% cotton | 112cm
650038 Sparkle Blender | 100% cotton | 112cm
0649125 Fruit Stand | 100% cotton | 112cm

Feature Fabric:
0649127 Cara Mia | 100% cotton | 112cm

Notions

Accent an outfit with trim, beads, tassels and more or colour it your way with fabric dye. Stock up on zippers, thread and buttons to add a pop of colour to your next project.

Home Decor – Indoor

Whether in the living room, bedroom or kitchen; stimulate your decor with a pop of red!

Feature Fabric:
0906200 Luxe Velvet | 100% polyester | 145cm
0111522 Renaissance Jacquard | 55% cotton 45% polyester | 150cm
0973 Rosedale Coordinates | 100% cotton | 140cm

Home Decor – Outdoor

Prep now for some new patio decor and bring red outdoor this summer!

Feature Fabric:
0951000 Gallery Decor Solids | 100% polyester | 140cm
0943204 Capri Outdoor Solids | 100% olefin | 140cm
0943 Outdoor Prints | 100% polyester | 140cm

Get your outdoor space ready for Summer with stripes! Go bold using your favourite stripe along with solid colours or as a coordinate to new outdoor prints. The choice is yours!

Outdoor Stripes Title
Outdoor fabric stripe designs Antiqua and Barbados
Outdoor fabric stripe design Key Largo
Outdoor fabric stripe design St. Lucia

This new collection has a UV rating of 1200 hrs and as with all our prints and solids, these stripes are mold, mildew and stain resistant.

Item #0943905 Antiqua | #0943906 Barbados | #0943907 Key Largo | #0943908 St. Lucia | 100% olefin | 140cm

Outdoor decorating is so much easier with the right solids to coordinate with your prints and there are now new collections to choose from.  All with the weather resistant properties needed for the great outdoors.

The bold yet classic La Playa group of textured solids is the newest addition to the outdoor collection.  Perfect for cushions, furniture seating and so much more!

Item#0943807 La Playa | 100% olefin | 140cm

Catalina is a textured solid in a wide range of shades that will bring a colourful splash to any outdoor project!

Item#0943203 Catalina | 100% olefin | 140cm

Use the new Havana Outdoor Velvet to create an elegant look and feel to your outdoor space.

Item#0943302 Havana | 100% polyester | 140cm

Cleaning and properly storing your outdoor fabric items will prolong their life and keep them looking fresh. The below infographic provides details on general cleaning, stubborn stains, special cautions and storage recommendations.

Transform your porch, patio and other outdoor spaces with the charm and sophistication of the Abstractions outdoor collection. Understated designs and classic textures in current colours will update your outdoor look.

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