So, let’s complete the sewing weekend roundup, shall we?
Here’s where I am with the Amy Butler Weekender Bag in all it’s off-grain beauty (if you missed the podcast, my Joann’s fabric is printed about 1 to 1.25 inches off grain. Which is why I’ll be using fabricworm (yes. a blatant plug. but you buy off grain fabric and see how you feel) for my next bag fabric purchase) . If you recall, I had to write ole girl a letter. The layers of Peltex, interfacing, piping and fabric are how I blew through three size 16 needles. And, I’m not even at the hard construction portion yet!
For some reason, the off-grain print is easier to see in the photo. Now that I’ve said it, it’s all you can focus on, right? I’m planning on giving this to one of three people. I haven’t decided who just yet. At anyrate, I put this on hold Sunday until I get size 18 needles and the zipper I ordered last week. Holy cow is that print off grain. But, I think it’s still a snazzy looking bag. I cannot imagine doing the rest of this on my machine.
I had my first day of class today (for real this time). Will debrief in the morning. It, is cool, but comical.