Friday, July 30, 2010

Diaper Bag & Changing Pad

A friend of mine had a baby in May and I'm finally going to meet her little Maddy on Monday! I've had the fabric and the plans to make her a diaper bag since missing her shower in April, and even got a changing pad made back in March. Yay for finally having the motivation to finish a project! I originally planned on making another messenger bag, but then really wanted to try my hand at a pleated bag again. I found a simple bag that I LOVE on Etsy, analyzed all the pictures for a while, and then actually drew and wrote out plans for making it! Such a new thing for me to think things through ahead of time ;) I'm really happy with how it turned out, but know how I'd do it differently next time (when I told my husband this he said, "Don't you always?"). Next time I'll make it a few inches shorter and an inch or two wider, but I still love the way this one turned out. It looks really cute over the shoulder, but I have yet to comb my hair or put on makeup today, so no self portraits!














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2 comments:

  1. That turned out adorable! Almost wish i was having another baby so maybe I could get one! :) hehe!

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  2. Wow! Maybe one day I'll tackle a diaper bag - it just seems like such an ambitious project! It looks beautiful, and I'm sure your friend is going to love it!!

    I hope you'll stop by ExpectMoore and link this project to the "Pocket Week" Linky!

    http://expectmoore.blogspot.com/p/pocket-week.html

    Carolina

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