|Aeroplane bag in 1000 Cranes Indigo.|
I have been hoarding this crane fabric for ages (okay only like 3 years), saving it for a special dress. Well, I finally realized I'm not likely to find a perfect dress pattern for my shape and I should use it for other projects that make me happy. I made this bag for a friend that loves blue, and I hope appreciates cranes (my favorite bird, and in my top 5 favorite animals). The bottom panel is a reclaimed denim.
This is my second Aeroplane bag, you can see the first one here. This time I made the long version, because I think it's a better size for a weekend/overnight bag, and you can fit a small sewing machine in it:
|Long version of the Aeroplane bag, this sewing machine measures 6.5" deep x 15" wide x 12.5" tall (not including those red straws).|
I added an outer slip pocket (you can see in the first photo), an interior split slip pocket, and one zippered pocket:
|Aeroplane bag interior: split slip pocket.|
|Aeroplane bag interior: large zippered pocket.|
Again I quilted the exterior pieces (I basted the fabric onto Annie's Soft and Stable and FMQ normally):
|Aeroplane bag quilted exterior.|
And this time I remembered to add one of my labels!
|Label from Tags 2 Go on Etsy.|
Here are the two Aeroplane bags and machines side by side for comparison's sake:
|Aeroplane bags (left is the long version, right is the regular version) with machines that fit inside.|
I added extra padding to the handles and zipper tabs to the zipper--you can see my tutorial on how I did them here.