Tinker Verve

creating with spirit & enthusiasm…often with great results

Vinyl Collage Tote

vinyl collage toteHere is a fun tote created with canvas and magazine clippings ~ then topped with clear vinyl.

vinyl collage toteI’ve made a few of these one-of-a-kind creations before.    •onetwothree

vinyl collage toteA conversation regarding them came up @ a local quilt ship last week and the owner asked me if I would consider teaching a class.

vinyl collage toteI said, “yes!” and here is my class sample.

October 28, 2009 - Posted by | bespoke design, class, collage, custom, sewing


  1. When I read vinyl I thought ick but it is soooo cute! You are amazing!

    Comment by Cyndi | October 28, 2009 | Reply

  2. Elaine, that’s totally cool! Maybe you should consider a tutorial, too. I’m intrigued…

    Comment by Judy | October 29, 2009 | Reply

    • That’s a great idea, Judy – but, tutorials scare me…I’ve never done one! 😉 >

      Comment by Elaine | October 29, 2009 | Reply

  3. Oh, that’s just cute! I love the vibrant colors!

    Comment by Alice | October 29, 2009 | Reply

  4. which quilt shop? 🙂

    Comment by kristine hanson | October 29, 2009 | Reply

    • It’s a little quilt shop that is north of Colville – called Wumpkins >

      Comment by Elaine | October 29, 2009 | Reply

  5. This is the coolest bag yet. So creative. I really like the fabrics you used on the handles. I would love to take your class but it’s too far away. I bet you girls will have a blast sewing and visiting. Fun!

    Comment by VintageBethie | October 30, 2009 | Reply

  6. I absolutely love what you did. Yes, a tutorial is a must!! Oh pleasssse!

    I hate begging, don’t you!

    Comment by thestitchinchicken | October 30, 2009 | Reply

  7. Elaine….you continue to amaze me! It is like you have wells of creativity within you that just continue to bubble over with fresh, imaginative, original ideas ….how do you do that? I think it is how the Lord fashioned you in His image…wow. Your projects are always an inspiration…much love, Lin

    Comment by Lin Grey | October 30, 2009 | Reply

    • Ah Lin, thank you for your kind words…hoping all is well w/you and yours! >

      Comment by Elaine | October 31, 2009 | Reply

  8. I love this Elaine! so sorry I have not been able to get onto your (or any typepad!) blogs for two weeks! I am not sure why (and I even joined typepad to try and work it out) but yay, here I am – and loving all your wonderful posts as always! – this is soooo cute, I love the colors and the way you put everything together
    Hugs to you my friend xxoo

    Comment by jenny | October 30, 2009 | Reply

  9. These bags are wonderful. Thanks for stopping by always warming my heart!! You are a sweetheart Elaine!!

    Comment by Jennifer | November 5, 2009 | Reply

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