I did not have time to record yesterday and won’t have time today, as I continue cleaning up the project room this morning before work, in the aftermath of the great bag-making endeavors. In the end I made 13 bags and have delivered them to specific coworkers between Monday and Tuesday of this week. I have some canvas left that I’m going to use for some bags for my own household. That being said, I already got the best commentary from one of the recipients of a bag that was a lightweight denim on the inside and a cotton on the outside with a print of various vegetables. She got her bag on Monday and she took it to Trader Joe’s that evening. 2 different people approached her and wanted to know where she got it! hearing something like that always makes me happy. And in this case makes me thing I might want to consider making more of these to sell at a future date.
By pressing and cutting the fabric pieces and preparing the straps in advance, I was able to crank out 6 of these babies in one day! Well worth the prep work. I used the following tutorial as the foundation for these last 6 bags, but I increased the fabric length of both the outside and the lining by 6 inches, and I also did french seams, and boxed the corners. Because of the french seams, I did not cut off the corners after boxing them, I just left them inside since their seams were finished. I will put the video tutorial which I based my final bags on below.
Meanwhile, Have pics of the last 6 bags. There are two bright green with red lining, one with a print of condiments and same red lining, and 3 with veggies on the outside and denim on the inside.
See you next week!