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: Do you know about all of these Craftster features?
Total Members: 296,690
Currently Running With Scissors:
644 Guests and 31 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Weekender/Duffel Bag  (Read 5517 times)
Tags for this thread: duffel_bag , weekender_bag  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Casey1201
« on: April 13, 2010 07:23:32 PM »

I used a McCalls pattern for this so it is not technically a weekender bag but I really liked the structure. It was made for the rockmygypsysoul for the Crafty Detective Swap. C&C would be much appreciated as it is my first bag made with a pattern and this style was a first as well. Thanks for looking!

The side: It looks a bit awkward but its just because I didnt stuff it with anything.

The inside:

And in comparison to my 15 lb wiener dog Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Interested in personal swaps!

http://pinterest.com/caseyyoder/
PixieVal
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

There is no right or wrong, when it comes to making art. Making sure that you have fun is the most important part. -Mickey Mouse
Offline Offline

Posts: 7011
Joined: 01-Feb-2009

Did he just go crazy and fall asleep?


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2010 07:27:46 PM »

I am so glad you gave this its own thread, it is so cool! My favorite part is actually the sides.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

alwaysinmyroom
Craftalongs Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Life is Moving Along Splendidly
Offline Offline

Posts: 27500
Joined: 12-Feb-2006

Make all things!!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2010 07:33:33 PM »

The mix of fabrics is what always makes these bags my favorite!  You did a fabulous job!  Would you recommend the pattern and will you make one for yourself?

Wonderful accomplishment, casey1201!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Casey1201
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2010 07:34:18 PM »

It was so hard to give away but so worth it! As much as I hated the pattern, I have to make myself one!
Always- I will be making myself one for sure. I am not sure if it was the pattern that was illiterate or me  Undecided I really havent used them all that often so it is probably the latter. I actually just cut the pieces out and from there figured it out on my own without looking at the pattern. So it really wasnt too bad.
« Last Edit: April 13, 2010 07:35:55 PM by Casey1201 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Interested in personal swaps!

http://pinterest.com/caseyyoder/
Yarn or Fabric
Offline Offline

Posts: 6181
Joined: 25-Mar-2005

CraftyDeb ... reincarnated and renamed


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2010 07:54:58 PM »

Awesome!!  I love the fabrics you chose! 
I think your pup wants to get in the bag!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I am collecting quilts, afghans & blankets for those that lost their homes.  Pm me!
CraftyDeb website
CraftyDeb Designs etsy
tons of sewing & quilting tutorial links[/url
pjherbert
Offline Offline

Posts: 2543
Joined: 30-Oct-2007

He is such a little stinker!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2010 07:55:34 PM »

I love your fabric choices, totally awesome bag!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

SAHMama
« Reply #6 on: April 13, 2010 08:13:36 PM »

Love it! Great fabric choices too! Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

lady_sepulchre
« Reply #7 on: April 13, 2010 09:09:23 PM »

Haha, I love the bag, great colors and fabrics, but I cant get over the 15 lb weiner! I have one but he is only just under 8 lbs, hes considered a mini. my sister has his brother, who is a true mini at six lbs.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

*~Saviors and Saints and Devils and Heathens alike..She'll eat you alive.~*
http://www.wists.com/lady_sepulchre
MAF R6 Swap-working on #3
Psych Swap-delayed
My Etsy- http://www.etsy.com/shop/ladysepulchre
Personal swap hiatus due to health issues.
Summer6061
Summer break in full swing
Offline Offline

Posts: 218
Joined: 25-Mar-2009

Lookin' good!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #8 on: April 13, 2010 11:06:20 PM »

This came out SO well!  I would love to be able to make a bag like this!  I love how the fabrics complement each other perfectly!  I'm new to sewing - what did you use for the green trim and how did you get it on all the edges? Do you just sew the trim to the edges of the fabric before you sew everything all together?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Procrastination is killing me slowly...I'm going to put an end to that first thing tomorrow!
v3nu5
"Imagination is more important than knowledge." -Albert Einstein
Offline Offline

Posts: 2557
Joined: 30-Nov-2008


View Profile WWW
« Reply #9 on: April 14, 2010 01:14:00 AM »

This came out so awesome. Grin I love the colors, the shape. Sew Pretty! Wink Pun intended.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Andrew Clements Talks About We the Children
Regan Hoffman Talks About I Have Something to Tell You
Make Time Work For You with Philip Zimbardo
Spike Lee Offers Readers Some Words of Wisdom
Eric Bogosian Talks About Perforated Heart
Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: Kale and Edamame Salad
@Home This Weekend: Teacup Bird Feeder
Winner of Craft Challenge #100-Pottermouth

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 ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.