Friday, May 26, 2017

A quilted laptop bag

While on a roll with the quilted bag book, I found a laptop bag pattern in the book (from the cover) and it’s a pattern by Connie K – a fellow Island Batik ambassador!
I asked Solveig if she wanted to make one, she didn’t BUT she’d like me to make it Winking smile
So I had her pick some fabrics from the shelf and I picked the placement.
The front pockets have these small HSTs and it just happen to work with the 6” QUBE set! so that was a snap to make!!
The bottom was supposed to be one piece but since this fabric was directional, I cut it in half after adding seam allowance
I didn’t have fusible fleece, but added batting and quilted it.
The inside had pockets and a divider that was really neat!
I asked Solveig to pose with the bag and this is what I got!!
I also wanted to show this calibre mat that I “won” from the row along designer group, all I had to pay was 50c thru amazon!!
it swivels!!
in between projects I’ve been making more mini ohio star blocks from the QUBE serendipity set, here’s one block!


Carla said...

That's a pretty cute bag. I like your color combo.

cucki said...

Wow it's so beautiful
I love it so much
Big hugs x

Vicki in MN said...

That's a great bag. I have always wanted to make a laptop bag, never got around to it. And since I am due for a new laptop soon, I'll wait and see what size I get.

Nancy said...

The bags in the book that you have made are great. Connie came up with a good pattern with all the pockets, etc. The bag you made looks like it wasn't too hard. I always like when tools like the Go Cutter can help with part of the process.

The Calibre mat is great, isn't it? Such a wonderful Win for you. Mine is smaller, but I really like it.

I can't wait to get the ok to get into the sewing room. I just like all the blocks I can cut with the Accuquilt and look forward to a great bit sampler quilt!