I wanted to try this pattern again, with a few changes. This is how it turned out:
First off, I made the bag a couple inches skinnier on each side. I left the length the same. The first one was a little too big for me (although I sure could hold a lot of stuff; I think it would make a perfect smaller diaper bag).
I also changed the strap. I made it all one width and skinnier too. It is a little less than 2" wide. The original pattern strap goes from wide to a little skinnier at the top. I also made the strap longer so it would fit all the way across my body comfortably.
And the last thing I changed were the inside pockets. I put 4 pockets in the bag, two smaller ones and two larger ones. One has a space for a cell phone and a pen and they all have velcro closures with a ribbon loop for easy opening. I also put a strap with a D-ring for my keys. I also tried making a fabric button...i had NO idea it was soo easy. There are kits at walmart for cheap and it takes two seconds to make one...so fun!
I think I'm gonna like this bag! They are really fun to make...watch out, there may be more posts involving bags in the future!
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