Added Sep 20, 2010
Glasgow, United ...
This is the first Bag I have ever made, a gift to my mum. She travels a lot and I wanted a lightweight but stylish travel bag for her to take as handluggage. Its from a Butterick pattern and I used cream canvas and navy leatherette. It has both a magnetic clip and a velcro fastener. This is the first time I have used leatherette and I found it such a challenge. as it stetched going through the machine!!! There’s probally some obvious technique I don’t know to stop this happening, instead I had to improvise a bit to keep any semblance of sanity, but the finished results look OK (Hope you agree LOL)
Also made a matching camera case, not shown, which attaches to the inside on a leather strap and swivel clip, and a leatherette money, phone wrist case for essentials.
Anyway my mum loved it……….but then she’s duty bound to. Ha Ha
Canvas, Leatherette, Interfacing, magnetic clip, silver feet, velcro, sliver swivel clip
Navy Lining for interior
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