A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Breaking News: What's with all of the SPAM on Craftster?  Click here to find out what happened!
Total Members: 307,130
Currently Running With Scissors:
386 Guests and 6 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: Slouchy Denim Messenger Bag with PICS  (Read 2021 times)
Tags for this thread: messenger_bag  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
funkadot
Funkdot Makes Loops
Offline Offline

Posts: 32
Joined: 24-May-2008


View Profile WWW
« on: August 30, 2010 01:54:04 PM »

My first completed sewing project and there are a lot of mistakes, but I learned a lot along the way.

The lining is an old skort which I had never worn and the material - although you cant really see it - is glittery denim, with a slight stretch to it.

First ever zippered pocket and first time trying any of the strap hardware too. That seemed to be the easiest part. to be honest I spent most of the day deciding what handles to make and whether or not to have a flap over the top or just an opening.

Anyway, I'm glad its done and will probably try another one now I know what 'not 'to do Smiley

Thanks.








THIS ROCKS   Logged
RaraAvis
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 990
Joined: 15-Jun-2009


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2010 02:14:51 PM »

Looks great! Wink especially for your first sewing project. Great job on the zippered pocket, zippers can be such a pain.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

funkadot
Funkdot Makes Loops
Offline Offline

Posts: 32
Joined: 24-May-2008


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2010 02:29:59 PM »

Looks great! Wink especially for your first sewing project. Great job on the zippered pocket, zippers can be such a pain.

Thanks Smiley I really enjoyed doing the zipper, weirdly enough! It was the only thing I went and used a tut for. Everything else was a case of "I fancy a ..." which caused me more trouble than I bargained for lol
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Audania1
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

I really want to go to Disney World again
Offline Offline

Posts: 1863
Joined: 12-Jul-2010

Magic always comes with a price


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2010 02:38:16 PM »

wow! What a great project - not just first project. Smiley It's very cute and I really like the lining fabric. Too cute. Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I've got tons of new stuff in my store!: http://www.etsy.com/shop/MyWyldChild?ref=ss_profile
My Pintrest: http://pinterest.com/audreynh/
funkadot
Funkdot Makes Loops
Offline Offline

Posts: 32
Joined: 24-May-2008


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2010 02:49:01 PM »

wow! What a great project - not just first project. Smiley It's very cute and I really like the lining fabric. Too cute. Smiley

Thank you! I really wish I could find that material itself because it is lovely and really only went so far. Horrible for clothing, but great for bags or other little items. I think I got the skirt for 50p or something! Smiley
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



How-To Videos
April Fools Steak Recipe
Chicken Chorizo Meatloaf Recipe
How to Make Macaroni and Cheese
How to Make Chicken With Mushrooms
How to Make Potato Salad
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Rainbow Skirt
Who? Who Loves Owls?
Meatless Monday: Watermelon Mint Sorbet

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 ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.