Monday, 22 October 2012

Slouch bag success

After blogging on Friday about my delivery of compressed wadding I set too with cutting my slouch bag pattern out. I had a whole afternoon to myself, with no interruptions, so I sewed all afternoon until I had completed the project.

I am so thrilled with how easily the bag went together and also the end result.

My version of the Slouch Bag
There are no pockets in the pattern but I need pockets to divide up my junk personal belongings so I decided that I would be fearless and add a slip pocket too.
Slip pocket

 I also like a zipped pocket to keep more valuable items safe so I also added one of these on the opposite side of the bag.
Zipper pocket
Below is a dreadful photo of me wearing the bag. Just concentrate on the bag, not my grimace!
Slouch bag
I know that I will be making this bag again as it is so easy to make and it is a bag that you can 'wear'. I would like to make it in a tweed as I think that it would be great for the winter. I will keep my eye out for some fabric on the market. Failing that, I might raid my  husband's wardrobe (if only)! So if you too would like to make this bag, Judith has it on sale on her Esty shop here.
Di x

13 comments:

  1. Looks fab! Great choice of fabrics!

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  2. Totally gorgeous!! I need me one of those bags!!! Well done on the hidden zip pocket - looks fab!

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  3. Oh it looks wonderful! If I ever get caught up with my list of things... I may have to give it a go!

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  4. So lovely......perfect fabric!

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  5. ohhh love it, need a bag, is it easy ? looks easier than the 241 tote. You look like your going to burst out laughing ;o)

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  6. I love the bag, it looks fabulous - and the perfect accessory!

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  7. Oh I knew it would look fabulous in your choice of fabrics - so lovely Di! I agree it would look amazing in tweed with a stunningly surprising lining fabric!

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  8. Oh wow Di! It turned out amazing! And your inner pockets are fab! well done! Jxo

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  9. The pockets look perfect! Great bag to slouch around with! Smile next time!

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  10. It's a fabulous bag! I'm going to have to get the pattern to make one myself :)

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