Blue diaper bag

Added Apr 1, 2011

by Natasha Venzke

Stanford, South ...

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Description

I made this for my cousin’s girlfriend’s baby shower. This is the first diaper bag I’ve made. I thought they were supposed to be gigantic, but this might be a bit too big (20 × 30 × 50cm) She did receive other smaller bags as well so this can be used for longer trips.

There’s pockets on the front of the bag and inside. There’s 3 elasticated pockets on the inside for bottles on the inside. I put 2 keyring holders in, one for keys and one for a dummy. I added padding to the centre of the broad strap to make it more comfortable. The flap has thick padding to give it shape and can even be used as a changing mat in an emergency.

I’ve always wanted to try different prints together and these stripes and flowers go together perfectly.

Difficulty

Intermediate

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Maternity
Garment Type
Accessories
Material
Cotton

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    Apr 18, 2011, 08.02 AMby karenlg

    This is really lovely. sometimes flower can be overwhelming but the stripes really balance it out, i think its great!

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      Apr 18, 2011, 08.36 AMby Natasha Venzke

      Thank you. Two people have asked me for prices, so I’m hoping to get some orders.

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    Apr 14, 2011, 02.38 PMby sunbeachsurf

    I LOVE it! Can you post a tutorial?

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      Apr 15, 2011, 06.35 PMby Natasha Venzke

      Thank you. I will try to if I make another one.

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    Apr 2, 2011, 08.33 AMby zaarissima

    great! it’s really practical and very beautiful!

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      Apr 2, 2011, 08.53 PMby Natasha Venzke

      Thanks. I’ve had 2 people with pregnant friends asking about it so maybe this will be a new business direction for me.

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    Apr 1, 2011, 11.15 AMby frankiesoup

    Really pretty colour combination. I’m trying to figure out how to make one myself at the moment so it’s nice to see other examples out there. :) Thanks for the inspiration!

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      Apr 1, 2011, 12.38 PMby Natasha Venzke

      Oh wow, thank you, that’s the first time someone’s said I inspired them :) Good luck with your bag

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    Apr 1, 2011, 10.52 AMby macmonika

    I love the bag, i bet she will love it too :)

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      Apr 1, 2011, 11.05 AMby Natasha Venzke

      Thank you. The baby was born last week so hopefully she’ll be using it a lot.

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.31 AMby tricksy

    I absolutely love you fabric choice!

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      Apr 1, 2011, 09.35 AMby Natasha Venzke

      Thank you. At first I wasn’t going to take the flower fabric because the baby is a boy. But my mom reminded me the bag is for the mom, not the baby :) And I later found out turquoise is her favourite colour.

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