Thursday, September 29, 2011

Ucreate's Create with Me bag

U Create

I finished my bag quite a while ago (in fact I made one of of fall fabrics for a gift that I forgot to photograph that turned out better!)  I had a hard time with the pleat the first time, since you normally don't make the pleat BEFORE you cut the fabric.  But I do love the fabric and the shape of the bag.  Mine is both narrower and shorter than the pattern do to my messing up the pleat, but I think it will be the perfect library bag this spring.  The pleat really dresses up the bag.  I think I'll add the bow at some point, I just needed to get more interfacing.  I still adore the fabric and have quite a bit left for another bag that strikes my fancy.  Go HERE for TONS more of these bag made during the U-create challenge

It's a little floppy to photograph

 
Love the pleat detail

3 comments:

  1. I love how it's turned out, Laurie. It's such pretty fabric. Even though you forewarned me about the pleat, my bag still ended up smaller than it was meant to.

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  2. Hey,

    I followed the tute as well and also struggled with the pleating first thing but I love the colours you picked.. I'm making a second one this weeken and hoping it turns out better than my first but I'm choosing to leave the bow off as it's a gift for someone a little less girly than me.. that's what I liked about yours, given me a good idea of how it will look and I think the pleat alone is a great detail! Good work mate!

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