Margo Dressed in Fandango by Moda

Lazies, Continuing on with my Margo adventures this week, I had a chance to dress Margo Handbag (LGD127) in the ‘Fandango’ line from Moda and I love how she turned out. I worked with the green/yellow/brown colorway for both bags. Click on any of the images to enlarge.

A quick peek inside reveals more fabric fun.

The geometric style of the feature fabric plays well with this design. For the Margo below, I fussy cut the main fabric and centered the motif. The line of stitching down the front suggests that I matched fabric patterns much like you do with wallpaper seams – but I didn’t. This line of stitching separates the two front pockets so your good stuff stays where it should. Looks like I worked hard (I didn’t), but that’s just what we’ll let everyone believe!

Love the lining fabric and goldenrod zipper together.

More fun in the studio for me today. Have a wonderful day everyone.


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11 Responses to “Margo Dressed in Fandango by Moda”

  1. Modalissa — May 13, 2010 @ 1:00 pm

    Awesome Fabric, Awesome bag!

  2. Harriet Cook — May 13, 2010 @ 1:55 pm

    I really like this bag’s looks. I don’t have the pattern yet. Can you tell me if the vertical seam down the middle front of Margo’s pocket is a design feature or a construction feature? I mean, if I DIDN’T put the seam there would the bag construction suffer or would there simply be one big pocket with no division? I have a design detail I would like to put there, at least it’s in my mind’s eye!

  3. Shari Hall — May 13, 2010 @ 2:08 pm

    Wow! I love the Aqua Blue one with the big flowers so beautiful they are both goreous. You out did yourself. I’m going to have to get that pattern, it is so cool. Thanks, Shari

  4. Dahlia — May 13, 2010 @ 2:16 pm

    Yummy! I like them all.

  5. Jean Zeiler — May 13, 2010 @ 2:23 pm

    Joan, You are driving me crazy with the endless possibilities with the new Margo bag. I love it, now all I have to do it decide which of my (3 rooms of fabric) I should start with. This is a real beauty……………you go girl! Jean

  6. Jeannie — May 13, 2010 @ 2:25 pm

    Those are two awesome bags! I just cut mine out in “Eclipse” designed for Exclusively Quilters. Hopefully I’ll have it done by this weekend. This one is a yellow/gray colorway.

  7. Louise — May 13, 2010 @ 6:31 pm

    I think the middle line is a design thing, based on what Joan said before about how it’s sewn. Of course, now I want to know what your design idea is too.

    I like the 1st purse you showed in the Fandango line the best. My head is just whirling with all the fabric possibilities. I already ordered the Marcus orange & pink fabrics. Can’t wait for it to arrive.
    What fun!

  8. Sheila Perl — May 13, 2010 @ 8:23 pm

    I am impatiently waiting for my pattern to arrive 🙂
    I love, love those fabrics you used in the two bags…absolutely stunning! I think I must have all these fabrics, because I can’t decide which ones I like best!

  9. Joan S. Grattendick — May 14, 2010 @ 1:01 am

    I love these. I am new to this site. Can I get the patterns also from the stores that
    you have listed. Otherwise would you tell me where I may purchase them.
    Thanks, so much.

  10. Linda Clark — May 14, 2010 @ 7:45 am

    WHOW! Fandango is great. Ilove all the new ones…Going shopping again. 🙂 Linda in N. Dakota

  11. Anna Johnson — May 14, 2010 @ 11:20 am

    Another great looking Margo! I just love the lazy girl tote patterns, have 3 others and ordered Margo yesterday. Looking forward to making her, already have fabrics for her.