Backpack

Its been awhile since I made a bag, and I wanted to finish setting up my studio for it, so I decided to make this backpack

Cutting all the pieces

Cutting all the pieces

Starting to look more like a backpack!   I had to learn a lot about sewing machine repair right about here. The answer was that the needle post was about 1/16" too low (!)

Starting to look more like a backpack!   I had to learn a lot about sewing machine repair right about here. The answer was that the needle post was about 1/16" too low (!)

In the middle of the night I had the idea to add this silk jacquard I had laying around for the gusset. I'm glad I did because I think it looks great!

In the middle of the night I had the idea to add this silk jacquard I had laying around for the gusset. I'm glad I did because I think it looks great!

Tote bag

This canvas tote worked great. It swallowed up everything needed- beach towels, books, and beers. And the canvas looks in its element out here at the Cape. 

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Marker Bag

I found this design by Evan at Richworks, and it seemed like a great solution to hold my markers. So I made one myself!