Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Hello There. Long time no see!

Its been a year since I posted. Honestly, something had to give, and this was it. However I thought perhaps I should just pop this here because its quite a big thing for me...I released a pattern!

On the Move Day Bag PDF Pattern:

About the Pattern:
This bag was designed for parents like me, who don’t need a large bag but still carry a load of children’s bits and bobs with them as well as their own essentials. Think drinks bottles, snacks, mobile phone (cellphone), lip balm, plasters (band-aids), cards, keys, sunglasses and so on.
I had ripstop (nylon) in mind because it is durable, lightweight and wipe clean, however variations can be made with any fabric. (see blog posts)
The bottle pockets can be made from the exterior fabric, or alternatively, stretchy mesh for a different look.
Where to purchase:

Where to purchase:

Please feel free to join the facebook group after purchase if you wish to add your photos/require assistance and so on.
Social media tags I'm using are #onthemovedaybag and #shewearsredfeathersand #pdfpattern
This is my website blog with a link to all the tester photographs and details

I also have an instagram account https://www.instagram.com/elpie74/ which you are welcome to follow (not just for bags though!)
Intermediate. Construction is simple but there are lots of pieces.

2 front pockets with flaps (featuring magnetic snaps) (fits phone, sunglasses etc.)
2 side bottle pockets using fabric or mesh (fits water bottles, mini umbrella, sun lotion etc.)
1 rear zipped pocket full width of bag
Adjustable strap
Zipped gusset for security, with open ends to allow access to inner key fob
2 inner zipped pockets
2 inner slip pockets at the sides for smaller items e.g. lip balm
2 larger inner slip pockets

Ripstop version requires no interfacing/stabliser.
Fabric version requires interfacing and foam stabliser is optional but will structure the bag.

83 pages with photographs. Text version only available. PLEASE NOTE: this pattern is cut using measurements not pattern pieces.

Finished Size:
11” wide (excluding bottle pockets), 9” tall, 3” deep. Full width 16” (including fabric bottle pockets)
28cm W x 22.9cm H x 7.6cm D (40.1 W with bottle pockets)