Type of item: Accessory
Upholstery fabric, cotton fabric, iron-on interfacing, magnetic snaps, zipper.
What was your inspiration?
I made a small bag this summer and found that I loved having a place for everything in something small and lightweight. The summer pink floral just wasn't working with winter coats and all, so I made some alterations to the original and stitched up another.
What are you most proud of?
I was able to correct some of the shortcomings of the first bag and I added a secure pocket for my cellphone. I was planning to make a pattern this time, but I made so many alterations and decisions as I put this together that I couldn't. Maybe someday...
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Don't be afraid to experiment to get what you want. Now that it's done, I'm wondering why I used lining fabric for the card pockets. It would have been so much nicer if I'd just stuck to the main fabric in that location.