Friday, November 5, 2010

FO: Padded Pouch

Over the past weekend, I worked on a padded pouch... which was just pieced together with leftover fabric from this bag.

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Pattern: none... just went with the flow
Fabric: Amy Butler remnants for the exterior, white sueded fabric for the interiof
Notions: poly/cotton batting, ribbon

I wanted the pouch to be medium size with pretty much a square bottom, and ended up with a pouch much bigger than what I originally wanted but it'll do for now.

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Can you see why I wanted a padded pouch right away? I told myself I couldn't use it until I had a "case" to protect it.

Now it has room to fit my point and shoot, Fuji Instax, and my new camera! I was in such a rush and had a difficult time sewing through all the layers that I didn't care if my stitches were wonky and all over the place.

I created 2 "handles: by stringing  a piece of ribbon through each side. I did this so I could carry on my shoulder if need be. For next time, I'd make it smaller, add an interior patch pocket and add interfacing. (I totally forgot the interfacing and then was too lazy to go back and add it... I really wanted to finish!)

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Here are some of my first photos:
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My dress:
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The back view is not very flattering... I think the angle of the camera's weird... I promiss my hem isn't that uneven. :P  Have a beautiful day!!

11 comments:

Marybeth said...

Great projects! And your camera takes beautiful pictures...

Karin said...

Great use of remnants! Your bag is cute. Enjoy your new camera!

SuBoo said...

Oooh new camera = exciting!! Looking forward to some great pics. Your dress looks great btw :)

Michelle said...

Oooh! I am very jealous of your camera! And your new dress looks fantastic on!

Kyle said...

Great dress--love the fabric print and the black contrast. Great use of scraps for the camera bag!

Thank you for all of your kind comments on my blog!!

raven said...

YAY!!! So glad you put on the dress - it looks fab on ya ;)

+ seriously digging the padded pouch too. great use of fabric scraps to make a cute home for both of your cameras *jealous*

xo,
raven

Sheila said...

Lovely pouch and what a lovely dress.

Angela said...

Thank ladies!! I'm having so much for with the camera and my pouch!

Jennifer said...

Love the new camera - just got myself a new Canon for my birthday. Loving the better photos. I also need to get a bag for it - however, I am using it before I get/make one.

sewabeginner said...

The dress is lovely. Glad to hear about your new camera. I have one in a box that I am too intimidated to open. *sigh*

Ivalyn "Tee" Jones-Actie said...

First time visiting your blog! Love your work, the black/white print dress is very nice!