"Weekender Travel Bag"
I can't believe that I have done it!
I feel a huge amount of satisfaction with this finish
and am so pleased with how it turned out.
Want to see? I hope so because here it is ;o)
In all it's rainbow glory :o)
I flipped the stripes for the end pockets so that the yellow is at the top
of the "yellow end" and the green at the "green end".
I went with the Quilt as you go method for the rainbow panels and
the black each side of the zip. 1/4" straight lines.
Made the lining in Black with white spot and then added some pockets in solids.
I also lined the end pockets and the front and back pockets in solids
and used some Moda Twill and added some D rings for keys etc.
The front and back pockets are lined in Orange.
End pockets in the darker Blue.
Big pocket inside in a lighter blue and the
other pocket in pink.
Another thing that makes me happy with this bag is that is has only
cost me $1.38 - for the Zip! Every thing else has come from my stash
and scrap tube. Even the plastic for the bottom of the bag has been recycled.
The plastic is a couple of the bottoms from those reusable supermarket bags :o)
Also, as I didn't have any of the cord for the piping, so I left it off and I do not regret
arguing with that extra layer to sew this bag together. I used Batting scraps for the
panels and the 1/4" quilting to get the stiffness into it.
I would have loved to add feet though, but I have been unable to source them locally.
So who knows they may be added later.
So there you have it, My Weekender bag.
If you think you might like to make one of your own pop on over here
to see all the great ideas, tips and tricks to help you make yours.
I know that if I was to make another I would be adding some
extras just like some of the others have.
Guess what bag I am taking to the Blogger Meet up tomorrow :)
Now just need to decide on what to take to work on.
Will you be there?