Saturday, April 18, 2015

I Succumbed



I made a zippered bag after all.

Which can be worn three ways - 
over one shoulder, as in the first photo.

Or cross-body,

or split-strap backpack style.

It unzips

to a splash of lemon.

It was my reward for finishing two somewhat large other-sewing tasks, and making headway in annotating the 150++ photos for Menagerie. Sometimes a person chooses nutella, and sometimes a person chooses sewing a bag, is all I'm saying.

Anyway, are you getting excited about how much fun it is to sew zippered bags?

Especially zippered bags in Jessica Jones' new Time Warp barkcloth fabric?

You'll see a lot more bags in her glorious prints when we finally start this tutorial series. I can't wait!

And now, back to editing photos. Gnnhrnrrrnrnrrrrrr...


26 comments:

  1. Are you saying you'll be doing a tutorial for this bag? It's lovely!

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  2. Wow! Look at all the features on that bag! It looks fabulous! I am, however, a bit curious about the other side. ;) You're going to teach us how to make that??? Count me in! Can't beat those fabrics, either... they're so luscious to sew with!

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  3. Wow! i love that bag! I hope see the tutorial soon! Greetings from Venezuela! I love your blog <3 but i don't comment because my english is soooo bad xD

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  4. Looks like a great bag - hope there's a tutorial or pattern coming!

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  5. What a great bag. I'm not a big bag lover, but making an exception for this one. Very cool!

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  6. Just love this bag! A pattern or a tutorial would be fantastic. xSue.

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  7. It is a nice bag. I love how the strap unzipped to make a backpack.

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  8. I love that bag! It's beautiful and looks functional too!

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  9. Fantastic bag! II cannot imagine me making such a complicated pattern but I may give it a try!

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  10. Wow, that's so cool! I love the variability. It reminds me a bit of the "Day in the Park Tote" by Liesl and Co., but you use a zipper instead of O-rings to get the straps configurations.

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  11. That fabric is stunning, and I love your bag! Maybe it's time for me to start sewing zippers again - I haven't since early college years...

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  12. hello, this look so amazing. Can you tell us where we found the pattern? Thank you

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  13. WOW!!! What an awesome bag, can't wait for the tutorial.

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  14. Oh boy! What a great bag design. Is this an ikatbag original? Will there be a pattern for sale? Just gorgeous :)
    And unfortunately, I choose the Nutella.

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  15. LOVE it. The split strap to make a backpack is brilliant! I'm dying to see more. Hurry up and finish your chores! :)

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  16. Love it! Would buy a pattern in a heartbeat.

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  17. Like everyone else, I love the bag and want to make it. I am in for buying the pattern and a tutorial.

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  18. Spectacular bag and lovely fabrics. You are so creative!

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  19. I think it'll be rather uncomfortable worn on both shoulders: the zipper teeth will dig in the skin in a while. Looks so very cute though!

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  20. Will you be offering this pattern for sale?

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    1. Lisa: Not the pattern (with templates and detailed step-by-steps). But we'll be doing the deconstruction in the next week or so.

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