Simplicity Pattern #2552 View D »
InstructionsAccording to the instructions - it says to add the velcro to the pocket flaps at the end of making them - I did not want the sewing to show thru on the outside - so I sewed them before putting the two flaps pieces together - this way it does not show on the outside of the flap. I also used this concept to the velcro on the middle flap and the velcro on the front of the front part of the ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Funky, Cute, Mod, Casual
Cotton Gator Fabric (front Pockets), Orange Cotton Fabric (front of organizer and flaps on front pockets), orange and blue plaid cotton fabric (inside of pockets & middle flap), Blue tonal cotton fabric (back of organizer and middle front pocket), binding ( orange and blue) fusible fleece (for interfacing), white fleece fabric (for padding),velcro (hook & loop tape), polyester threads (blue & orange), webbing (white & blue), parachute clips (2), sewing supplies & tools.
What was your inspiration?
My eldest sister's upcoming birthday- and the fact that she likes the Gators...so, I asked her if she would like for me to make her a cargo organizer in the Gator colors - and she said yes! Here it is!
The middle pocket can hold either a small umbrella or a small water bottle - see pictures.
What are you most proud of?
How nice it all came together - with the different colors I used.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
If you have not done a lot of "encasing" with binding (bias tape) I would suggest for you to practice - because there is a lot of encasing with binding in this project. Getting the corners to have those "mitered edges" can take some doing.