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Sidekick Mini Suitcases

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Created using this Craftsy Indie Pattern

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

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Category Sewing
Type Accessory
Sizing Children
Style Cute, Retro / Vintage
Jodi Bonjour on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Canvas, Quilting Cotton, Heavy Duty Stabilizer, Interfacing, zippers, pastic canvas

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What are you most proud of? That the vision in my head made it out into reality. It was worth all the brainstorming sessions, pin stabbings, and late nights to have my kids pack themselves for trips. Happy kids, happy mama.

Jodi Bonjour on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? It is an intimidating project, but the pattern breaks it down into manageable chunks. This is totally doable by an intermediate sewist who wants to stretch their sewing wings a bit more.

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I've sewn heaps of different types of techniques, but I've never sewn a zipper on the curve. Is it a hard technique?

05/24/2014 Flag

The zipper is actually sewn to the zipper facings "flat". No need to sew the zipper itself to the curve.

05/30/2014 Flag

You are a champion! That is the cutest thing I think I have ever seen! Nice work. :)

05/25/2014 Flag

Amazing sewing! Love these suitcases

05/25/2014 Flag

What fabric did you use? Is it canvas?

05/25/2014 Flag

Yes. "Duck cloth.canvas.

05/30/2014 Flag

Putting these mini suitcases on my list for some little people I know.

10/11/2014 Flag