dimanche 17 juillet 2016

Holiday bag

I know it's been a long time since I last posted something on this blog but life got in the way and I didn't have the time or will for documenting my makes. When I say "life" I mean an asshole employer from hell but thank God I was able to quit and now I have peace of mind as well as plenty of time to post about sewing!
I'll go on a trip soon and I wanted to bring something new so I made a tote bag using remnants from an awesome border print, double gauze fabric that my mum had brought back from Japan. It has multicoloured rabbits playing instruments, jewels and psychedelic flowers, ie the basics of any correct print IMO^^:

The border prints were slightly different on each side of the fabric and because I loved both of them the bag has two different sides :) Since the fabric was very thin I interfaced it with some beige polycotton remnant, treating the two layers as one when sewing and used stiff, sturdy denim for the lining, so that the bag would hold itself nicely:

I only had black webbing for the straps so I covered them with purple polycotton to match the fabric, the finished bag has a pocket inside and it closes with a magnetic snap:

I love it, it's super cute and practical, not too big and neutral enough that I can use it with all the outfits I have planned!