NRA inspired bag pt 2

Welp I finished it. It didn't take very long either. I was basically sewing straight lines.

I put together the outside then the inside but I didn't sew the bottom of the lining because, as I've said before, I don't like top stitching, so I made sure that all the edges were nice and clean.

I did make one last minute change, and I padded the bottom of the bag with buckram. that wasn't in the original one, but I put a seat on this bag, so it needed a stiffener.

Because I left the bottom of the lining open, I couldnt secure the buckram to it, so I did one stitch to the outside along the bottom stitch. Yay hiding stitches!

Once I sewed it all, and topstitched the inside shut (its inside the bottom of the bag, it doesn't count, hehehe), I had to figure out how I was going to stitch the bag around the handles. I was going to just sew it across, but if you have to ask why I didn't by now, then you were not paying attention. Instead, I had stitched the fabric to the handles. There is still a line, but is less noticeable than if I machine stitched it. Took all of fifteen minutes.

I did tack the corners of the outside fabric to the lining to keep everything in place, but thats about it.

Im quite pleased with it. Finished pictures can be found on NVL.
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1 comment:

  1. NEAT! I loved that bag on etsy, too. How clever to make your own :)

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