Sunday, June 23, 2013

McCall's 6256 small zipper pouch, now 3.5 hours & laminated

(Ok, here is my attempt to take some pix outside, as it was expressed at PR weekend that I need to get my pix out of the bathroom....here you go!)

So I made the 7 hour zipper pouch for myself, only this time in the "small" size.  It took ~3.5 hours.   I think I can get it down to 3.
McCall's 6256 view C, small & laminated!
There is nothing in the bag...so it's a little saggy.

This is the laminated version of the subway fabric from the City Quilter.  Maria and I each bought some on our big shopping day.

This is how I used to go to the city (via train, exiting at 34th St Penn Station):
McCall's 6256 view C, small & laminated!
And this is how I go to the city now (via bus, exiting at Port Authority bus terminal):
McCall's 6256 view C, small & laminated!
I used the same dimensions as the last zipper tags, but minus a half inch length-wise.

Yes, it had just rained (and was drizzling a little while taking these pix).  But the fabric is laminated, woot!  I lined it in green denim from deep stash, same as Maria's.
McCall's 6256 view C, small & laminated!
The zipper is from SIL Thread, purchased on the same trip with Maria.   I think this zipper was under $2.  What a deal compared to Joann's.
McCall's 6256 view C, small & laminated!
I like having Manhattan centered on the "front" of the bag....but I somehow put the zipper pull to the right instead of the left. I never realized that zipper pouches always have the zipper pull on the left.  So I guess the back of the bag is now the front.
McCall's 6256 view C, small & laminated!

It is a really cute little bag.  I plan on making the larger version again soon, also out of the laminated fabric, and then comparing in one photo.

Oh, and I made a skirt with a piece of my Kaimuku fabric today.  Here is a sneak peek from an outtake photo!
New Look 6843 view E-ish
Here are your Princeton Farmers Market flowers for the week.  The ones from last week were Nigella--there are a few of them left...
Princeton Farmers Market flowers 6/20/13
Be well!

6 comments:

  1. So cute (again). Think I may have to pick up that pattern!

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  2. Yay, for making that bag again so soon. It is a "must have" for sure! Looking forward to seeing the whole skirt! It's the aqua fabric...great summer color!

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  3. Now I know what stations I need to feature on my laminated version :)
    I didn't realise about the zipper direction either.
    That green lining is still my fav.
    I like how your skirt is turning out too. It's a great summer look.
    PS it's freezing in Sydney and raining.
    Your planning skills for fabric shopping are impeccable.

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  4. Another great zippered pouch. Nice! Thanks for always sharing photos of your flowers, too.

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  5. That is such a great little clutch. umm, was it me who made the bathroom comment? :-) mouth<---foot

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  6. You customized and fussy cut the zipper stops! Wow, no detail escapes you. Awesome. :)

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