Monday, May 30, 2016

A very large pair of shorts

Managed to get 4 bags out of these shorts, made a pocket on 2 of them as this was the lower leg, got the fancy stitching going on the sewing machine.

These 2 are the top and already had nice pockets with flaps.

And these were the lower legs, so were a bit short.  I made them bigger with the contrasting fabric, with interfacing included.  I added new pockets to the front with some off cuts.  I unpicked every scrap, nothing was wasted!  The legs had the stitching on the cuffs, so one I did one way and the other just stitched on the outside.  what do you think?

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Denim bags

Another batch done over the last few weeks/months!  I thought I would put them together from the same jeans, sadly I have not remembered to take pictures of them all.

I got 4 out of these jeans, they were actually wide 3/4 lengths and I used all the denim for the actual bag and made strap from other fabric.  I still have one to finish, had to do a little patchwork back, but think it looks good.

I had good fun making a different inside pocket with a button closure on the one below.