Saturday, August 12, 2006

Stripey Diaper Bag

This is a gift for a friend who is expecting a baby in a couple months. She left the sex of the baby as a surprise so the colors are somewhat unisex. The exterior is a multi-colored and striped upholstery fabric with corduroy for the flap. There are two corduroy elastic pockets on either side of the exterior for bottles. I added a few buttons and a blue ribbon for interest and an exterior zipper pocket for little things. The interior is lined with a bright orange print and beige elastic pockets. I've added a hook strap for her keys so they will be easy to find. The size of the bag is approximately 20"w x 13"h (26"h with strap included) and about 5"d. Her baby shower is tomorrow so i hope she likes it!


Exterior


Close up of side pocket and buttons


Interior with elastic band pockets and hook strap for her keys


Exterior top view

17 comments:

JJ said...

oh wow she is going to love it!!
where do you find the patterns for your bags?? they are amazing!

tina said...

thanks! i make almost all of my patterns as i go.... i'm so bad at following instructions so i just wing it. :o)

Hooney said...

OO. All your bags are lovely. You are so talented.

TEQ said...

how long did it take you to make the nappy bag altogether?

tina said...

i think it took me about 8 hours total.

deetour said...

OK, how big is this bag? Like do you have a picture of someone holding it? Does it have a zipper or a flap? I like the places for the keys and stuff. I think I want one!!!

tina said...

hey dee, this one's pretty big..would probably fit a laptop and notebooks. i could do the same style but smaller for you if that's what you're looking for. this one has a flap, but i think i could put a zipper inside AND the flap if you wanted that extra security. just let me know. :o)

Paige said...

this is amazing.
where did you get the fabrics?

tina said...

thanks everyone for your comments.

paige- i just used fabric from joann's. the striped fabric is a commercial rated upholstery fabric from designtex (i work at a design firm). :o)

deetour said...

I really like the sections inside for keys, phone, etc. I have to have sections. Love the style though. You going Saturday night?

tina said...

i think we'll be showing our fabulous faces...see you then.

jj said...

im sorry im having a stupid moment...but im not quite sure how the key hook works :-(
i dont think i have seen one before...

deetour said...

and where were YOU missy?

tina said...

ahhh...yes i was taking the night off. too lazy... we're planning on going to this weekend's run though. :o) maybe...hehe

tina said...

jj- the hook just snaps close around your keyring to keep a hold of your keys so they aren't lost at the bottom of the bag somewhere when time comes to find them. :o)

JJ said...

OHHHHH! i just had a look a the close up and realised what it was now...duh
thanks for explaining the complete obvious to me though ;-)
whens the next update? By the way, have you heard of/used amy butler's patterns?

KB said...

nice.