Monday, June 9, 2008

My Bag is Done!!!!

This is what inspired me. I fell in love with this bag the moment I saw it. I had NEVER heard of Threads so I had no idea that it was for people that had more sewing time behind them then me. But I did have the help of my friend Maria! She got me started and made me feel that I could do it. Thank you again Maria.

This is how my bag turned out. I learned lots of cool stuff doing this bag that I will be using on other projects that are stacking up right now. (the next one being the Mothers Day gift for my Mother-in-Law... Sorry Nancy I will get to it now and it will be better because I am going to use some of the things I learned with this bag.) I think that it came out really nice. I might redo the straps and put some interfacing in them... I will just see how I like it and if I think it needs it later.

This is one of the cool things I learned to do. I like to say that the pocket is bigger on the inside then it is on the outside ... hee hee hee ( now some of you know that I am a huge Dr Who fan;)

The pattern did not have pockets on the inside, but I could not see living without them so I made 2. One of them big enough for an epi-pen (thank you Stephanie for giving me this idea).

This is another thing that is cool about it. I love the way they did the bottom.

For those of you that sew a lot these may not be big things but for a quilter like me (straight lines... how I love straight lines) these things are WAY COOL.


Stephanie said...

Zoe - Your bag looks FANTASTIC!!! It looks so professional...good job, you! I can't wait to see it in person. love it.


Zoë said...

Thank you Stephanie.

~ANG said...

Woooowwwwww! Zoe...what talent you have! I am totally impressed. Did you get that pattern in the Threads magazine? Love the colors, love the epipen pocket! I'm just a wee bit jealous of your skills now. Thanks for the motivation ;o)

Zoë said...

Thank you. Do not be jealous. This is the first bag I have ever done. I know that you could do it to, it just takes time (which is hard to come by with kids;) Yes they tell you how to do it in the Threads magazine, however if you decide to do it write to me and I will tell you what I changed and what they mean.(some of it is a little vage).

jamie in rose cottage said...

Ok, can you just make me one of those!? :-) Because I LOVE yours but I do NOT have the patience for making it!!! I'm very impressed! If I ever get the cross-stitch I'm working on done, it will be great and I will share pictures, but it's way more complicated than the ones I've done before so it'll probably be next year at the rate I'm going! If this bag REALLY isn't that hard (like you say), then would you please tell me where I can get that pattern/magazine and what changes you made?
(My email is in my profile)