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Funky Zippered Bag Stitch & Slash Class

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Shoulder straps for carrying Kindle

Created in this Craftsy Course

Stitch & Slash taught by Carol Ann Waugh

Popular instructor Carol Ann Waugh returns to Craftsy for more fiber fun. Get your seam ripper ready to destroy in the name of creation.

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Category Quilting
Type Accessory
Style Funky
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What materials did you use? I used techniques learned in Stitch & Slash Class with Carol Ann Waugh to make my own fancy fabric out of five layers of fabric. Fun class with Carol. Made a zipped bag to store/carry my Kindle. I like to listen to books while I travel.

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What are you most proud of? Carol, I started out with 4 layers of fabric, and soon found one more way to add a pop of color. In many areas I cut through all four layers-- so I could slip a 5th fabric on the bottom, just to get a look see. I was really shocked to see the bright pink candy fabric won out. I attached the pink fabric on the bottom, then put on my quilting foot and stitched the devil out of it. I was pleased with the finished funky fabric and made a zippered bag to hold my Kindle. I lined the bag and added a small pocket in the liner to hold my earphone buds. Perfect! I love it. One day project! I had so much fun I'll make another one tomorrow. Thanks Carol Ann. I had a great time.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Be sure to sign up for this fun class. I discovered, the more I slashed the better it looked. Wow--this was really fun.

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Love it !!!! Would love to see your next project!!!! Just did my first stitch and slash project and want to make a bag out of it!!!!

07/19/2012 Flag

Very Cool !!!

09/02/2012 Flag

Cute cute cute!

09/05/2012 Flag

How cute & useful as well. I like the idea that Shoestring doing by adding two deep pockets inside to put tall idems from crushing other things in the bag. I love all the amazing things that all have posted,sure helps to kick up the artist juices.. :)

01/21/2013 Flag

it is all about the colour very eye catching lovely

04/15/2013 Flag