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Braxton's visiting bag

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Camera Canon Canon PowerShot SD780 IS
Exposure Time 1/160
ISO 80

Created using this Craftsy indie pattern

This project was made from an independent Craftsy designer's pattern:

Travel Duffel Pattern »
by StudioCherie

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Category Sewing
Type Accessory
Sizing Unisex
Style Whimsical, Eco-Friendly, Classic, Casual
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What materials did you use? This bag was made for my 1 year old grandson and I wanted something he could grow with and enjoy for many years. I used cotton flannel, reinforced with heavy interfacing and iron-on batting. The lizard print accents the Air Force Fatigues that were used for the pockets, handles and trim. The fatigues belong to Braxton's daddy, who went to Iraq, and came home safely.

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This is a large bag and easily holds enough clothes for a child or grownup for a weekend. The idea for using the fatigues came from the book "Deploy That Fabric" written by Jen Eskridge, who is a member of my quilt guild. I have since made a bag for my daughter out of designer cotton fabrics, but forgot to take pictures. It is gorgeous!

05/15/2014 Flag

This bag is a victory for sure. Way to deploy that fabric. It is eyecatching. I LOVE it!

05/16/2014 Flag

Thanks. I've made several of these bags. Your directions are clear and the bag holds a lot.

05/23/2014 Flag