Flipping Out Case (+ Giveaway)

Hello and welcome to my stop on the Island Batik and ByAnnie blog hop. 

November is the month when ambassadors had the opportunity to choose a pattern from the ByAnnie website. Have you visited ByAnnie recently? The patterns are all fantastic and choosing only one, was actually very hard. 

I finally decided on the Flipping Out case. This project is such fun - a case that converts to a stand for your sewing (or any) goodies. It comes in two sizes - I made the large size. 

After watching the video tutorial a couple of times, I was finally ready to sew. I gathered all of the supplies and sat down to make my Flipping Out case using a couple of fabrics from the new Island Batik range called Winged Things by Kate Colleran Designs.

I made the case in a few hours (well, a few more than a few) and for me,  the trickiest part was re-adding the zipper pull which we remove to assemble the case. Annie made it look so easy, so I'd better do some more practising to get as quick as she is.

To sew up this case, I decided to use Aurifil 50wt cotton thread in a glorious purple colour - number 2540. 

Here is the outside of the Flipping Out Case, when all zipped up.

And here is the case unzipped and standing on its on, on the table. This would made a very handy case to take along to sewing days or retreats.

Thank you to Island Batik and By Annie for this fun collaboration. 

Visit the other Island Batik ambassadors to see which bags they chose.

Winged Things is available in stores now. Stitchin Heaven and a variety of other stores have this range available to purchase online.

Island Batik is hosting a fantastic giveaway to celebrate the new Summer 2023 fabric arrivals. 

Enter below and Good Luck!

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  1. Nice small project bag, love that it zips shut.

  2. Beautiful batiks and what a neat bag!

  3. Anorina, your bag is so adorable. I haven't seen anything like it before. It is a neat bag to carry your stuff in. Great job!

  4. What a great bag! Thank you for showcasing the fabric and this pattern!

  5. The case turned out really nicely. I've made a similar design which was fun, not a byAnnie one with Soft and Stable so I might have to try this one too! Pretty fabrics too.

  6. What a great bag that is - gorgeous fabrics. xx

  7. Rosemary B here, Google is being feisty and won't let me sign in
    WOW this bag is incredible. I would make one of these for my sister in law. She loves knitting and .... just wow, your's turned out incredible
    I love how it stands up.... so you can find it haha
    Thank you Anorina for this give away offer

  8. choosing fabric..... I am always indecisive, so I look at other projects on line and see what others have used for a look I like.
    Rosemary Bolton @ icloud . com

  9. I've seen that case before, and admired then too. Your version is very pretty, and I admire you for persevering to get the zipper tab back on. I've seen the trick of using a fork to do it, but have never tried it myself. As always, you make lovely projects for Island Batik. Well done, you!

  10. Love this case. Yes, it would be great for travel and I’m thinking it might also make a pencil case for the little kids.

  11. Enjoyed the post. I don’t quilt anymore but do enjoy seeing what is happening in the quilting world.

  12. I select a project on fabric colors, prints, fabric designer and that usually works. I found out not to waste my time and energy if I don't like the colors or prints. I have a project that has been haning on my design wall for over three months. I hate it. I just can't finish it.

  13. What a great wee project. You chose beautiful fabrics.


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