Sunday, September 30, 2012

Guitars bag

After making this quilt, I completely fell in love with one of the fabrics I used in it: Heather Ross' Far Far Away III Guitars in Pink. So I ordered another yard at Charm Stitch, and turned it into a little travel bag.


I wanted the bag to be simple, straight and geometrical, so I drew the pattern (well, basically some squares and rectangles) myself. Assembling was also pretty easy. I first stitched quilt batting against the guitars fabric, to create a quilted effect. Then, I installed the zipper between the lining and the outside fabric, next stitched the rest of the outside (inside out) and then the lining (also inside out, but leaving a turning hole).




For the bottom, the lining, and the thingy around the straps (what's that called in English? I don't even know what it's called in Dutch) I used this cheap linen.









5 comments:

  1. Wat een fijne tas! Vooral dat thingy around the straps is heel leuk!

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    1. Mmm, als zelfs een doorgewinterde tassenmaakster als jij niet lijkt te weten hoe zo'n thingy around the straps heet, vermoed ik dat daar gewoon geen woord voor bestaat... :-)

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    2. We dopen het bij deze dan maar tot thingy around the straps? ;-)

      Toffe tas! Zo'n ding zou ik ook eens moeten fabriceren.

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    3. Deal! Af te korten als tats. ;-)

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  2. Really, really beautiful!! Would really like to make a bag like this some day :)

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