I've had a couple of busy days in my sewing studio, trying out another ByAnnie pattern, Just In Case. I've used a selection of pretty Tilda fabrics, along with some ByAnnie clear vinyl (bought online from Oh Sew Sweet along with the pattern) some zipper by the metre (bought online from Zipper Station - such a brilliant assortment of colours) and ByAnnie mesh. After quilting the soft and Stable wadding very simply, it was trimmed to size and the pockets placed on the lining...
...the small size is so cute, ideal to pop in your handbag or glove compartment of your car. It could be used as a sewing kit or a first aid kit - I'll definitely make more of these, and they'll make great gifts...
...once I'd made the smaller version, more Tilda fabrics were used for the larger Just In Case too, which I also trimmed with some pretty lace along the outer border. Soft and Stable wadding is great to use for bags as it gives a lovely structure to the finished project and quilts really nicely. I used the 60degree angle on my ruler and a Clover Hera marker to mark the quilting lines, and used a matching Aurifil 50 wt thread for the machine quilting...
...the larger version has 2 pockets, one mesh and one clear vinyl. Since I've been using ByAnnie vinyl I can definitely see an improvement in my projects - the vinyl is great quality, and my Bernina sews through it like a dream! Leftover scraps from the outer fabric were used for the ties on the zipper pulls, and the binding fabric for the pockets and zippers was the same as the lining fabric...
...now these are ready to be wrapped and that's another 2 gifts ticked off my Christmas list! Now do I need to make one of these for me? Oh definately!
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