A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Need help? Click the HELP link at the top of the screen to read the docs or ask at the Help Desk.
Total Members: 301,996
Currently Running With Scissors:
428 Guests and 5 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: 1st attempt at a tote bag fun batik fish fabric (reversible)  (Read 695 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
multibeavo
Da Beav
Offline Offline

Posts: 672
Joined: 11-Oct-2007

Bears, beets battlestar gallactica!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: January 16, 2008 06:50:38 PM »

So this was my 1st attempt at a tote, I added 1 small pocket on the inside and I didn't add any kind of closure, but it is small and I was unsure of how to do, so here is my bag.It is also reversible and has sesame street on the inside. I made it for my friend who was moving away and used the sesame street to remind her of my daughter.

« Last Edit: April 23, 2008 08:54:21 PM by multibeavo - Reason: added photos » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Kristine1981
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2008 07:13:00 PM »

Ohhhh very cute :-) Love the sesame street material!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
jatteam
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2008 08:37:40 PM »

i really like it!  nice colors and great that its reversible, 2 bags in 1!  did you use a pattern? can you share info on making this?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

que sera, sera.
multibeavo
Da Beav
Offline Offline

Posts: 672
Joined: 11-Oct-2007

Bears, beets battlestar gallactica!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2008 09:55:34 PM »

Thanks for the kind words. I didn't use a pattern. I did sew the 2 pieces of fabric seperately down 1 side, then down the other leaving the top open and then sewed across the 2 bottom corners. When you sew across the bottom corners and then snip off the extra fabric (it is shaped like a triangle), it leaved the bottom of the bag with squared corners. Once I did this to both fabrics. I placed the sesame fabric inside the fish fabric . I made the handles from yellow cotton fabric and sewed that like a casing around nylon straps. Then you must insert and pin the handles between the 2 fabrics and fold both fabrioc top edges over and then stitch around the entire top edge of the bag and then it is done. Sorry if this is confusing, I don't have pics of it as it is being made and it is kind of difficult to explain without showing it. Maybe someday I will get around to a tutorial... Thanks for looking!  Roll Eyes
THIS ROCKS   Logged

inna_xx
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2008 01:01:25 PM »

dang, thats cute, mang =)
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Make Japanese-Style Dry Curry with Beans
Learn to Make Imoni
How to Make Menchi-Katsu (Deep-Fried Breaded Ground Meat)
How to Make Hayashi Rice
How to Make Oyster Egg-Drop Donburi
Latest Blog Articles
Summertime Sweetness: Fruit Salsa & Cinnamon Chips
Fire Up the Grill: Jerk Steak
Tute Tuesday: July 4th Light Up the Sky Hat

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.