Crafty Tuesday

Pink and purple and sparkles…that is what little girls’ ballet bags are made of.

I have been wanting to make a bag for her ballet slippers since Em started dancing, oh…three years ago or so. And now her friend has started dance class as well, and I thought a bag would be a good gift for her.  Finally I was able to find pink, purple, sparkly fabric with toe shoes on it.

So, bags were made yesterday!

Ballet bag

Emma’s face when I handed her bag to her was priceless. “OH, Mama! I really love it,” she squealed. And then Elizabeth and her ballet clothes were put into the bag within the first five minutes and we headed over to the park.

Em's bag

Perhaps, I’ll have to make her a bag/backpack to carry Elizabeth. I can’t even imagine the reaction I would get from that one.

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9 Responses to “Crafty Tuesday”


  1. 1 MelodyA. January 27, 2009 at 3:58 am

    I just love those bags.

  2. 2 Stacy January 27, 2009 at 6:36 am

    What a good momma you are! I can see why she loves it – great job! Now, don’t those expressions make it all worth while? That’s one of the reasons I love making stuff for my kids. They are *usually* really appreciative of it. 🙂

  3. 3 Dawn January 27, 2009 at 10:03 am

    Oh, that is darling! I love that Elizabeth is in her dance clothes, ready to go.

    Those bags are so cute and handy….

  4. 4 ksmcnulty January 27, 2009 at 11:57 am

    absolutely adorable! ever thought of coming up with an adult size version?

  5. 5 MGF January 27, 2009 at 12:04 pm

    How adorable. Is the bag small or is the Doll big?

  6. 6 Christina January 27, 2009 at 12:47 pm

    What little girl wouldn’t love that?! It’s adorable.

  7. 7 Christina January 27, 2009 at 12:48 pm

    What little girl wouldn’t love that?! Adorable!

  8. 8 Swistle January 27, 2009 at 3:36 pm

    YES YES, email me and let’s talk about the giveaway! Swistle at gmail dot com.

  9. 9 Jen January 28, 2009 at 6:49 am

    What a cute bag!!! I can see why she likes it so much. You did a great job.


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