Thursday, August 1, 2013

Sewing a Messenger Bag

Can you believe this great bag?  There's an easy to follow, FREE tutorial at Alida Makes!
 If you like to sew, you'll love Alida's blog!

  
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My fabric choices may seem kind of crazy.
 

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This hammock was purchased, on sale, I don't remember how long ago.  It's been sitting on a shelf waiting for us to relax.  Yeah, it ain't happening!  I also used this navy for the lining and a fun swirly fabric for the innermost pocket.
 
  
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I wanted something summery and beach-y.  That's what these fabrics say to me!  The pix of the inside pocket were all crazy blurry. (How does that happen?)
 
 

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One last photo!

 

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Click HERE for Alida's tutorial!
 
;-)  -Marci

20 comments:

  1. Sooo cute! Marci do you have an Etsy shop because you should sell your cute stuff.

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  2. Super cute bag. I will have to check out that tutorial. Love what you have done with the place btw. I haven't been here in a bit.

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  3. That is really cute! I was hoping you were going to make one for a giveaway! I would totally sign up for that!

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  4. I love this bag! I'm not good at sewing. i wish I was as talented as you!

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  5. What a cute bag, and I love your fabric choices! Found you via the social party...new follower :)

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  6. Very pretty, Marci! I could see this coming in quite handy.

    Thanks for linking up to The Creative Home & Garden hop!

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  7. You did such a good job! This bag is so cute! I'll be checking out that tutorial. I just can't pass up a free bag tutorial!
    Gina @ Gina's Craft Corner

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  8. I love it, just wish I could sew.

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  9. I love the fabrics you chose and thanks for sharing the link to the tutorial, I will give it a try sometime:)

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  10. So adorable, and I love the fabric! You did a great job. Thank you so much for sharing at A Bouquet of Talent this week. Enjoy the rest of your week. :)
    Hugs
    Kathy

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  11. Another cute thing from your talented hands! Love this bag!

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  12. love it! thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things Hop. xo

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  13. Thanks for linking up at the Creative Home and Garden Hop pointing us in the direction of this tutorial. See you again this week, I hope, at http://mumtopia.blogspot.co.uk/2013/08/the-creative-home-and-garden-hop-5.html#.UhpXUNLObZI

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  14. The bright, fun, stripey fabric looks fabulous on your messenger bag, Marci... I love it!!! Great job using the hammock fabric... it's bound to be a sturdy fabric, which will give the bag structure.

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  15. I love your colours Marci. This bag is gorgeous. My guest host this week has chosen it as one of her favourites and will be featured at tomorrow's Thriving on Thursday. Congratulations!

    Anne xx

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  17. Love the fabric! Great use of the hammock, I expect it'll be really durable too!

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