Getting Ready

Hello and welcome lovely people 🙂

This week has been a busy one getting ready to send my youngest on his way to University.

Lots of lists have been written and lots of shopping has been bought and just when I thought there wasn’t any time to sew I realised that Son 2 needed a bag to keep all his medical supplies in. You know all the boring ‘just in case’ stuff you pack your children off with.

I used a new to me method of making the bag. The lining and outer bag are sewn onto the zip at the same time so you end up with a neat finish inside the bag.

I used this tutorial Cindy of Skip to my Lou and this is the result…

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The method was straightforward enough and definitely one I’ll use again.

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The lining looks neat around the zipper and right inside the pouch there’s a little surprise…

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Just to bring a smile to anyone who finds it!

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And here it is filled with ‘just in case’ medication.

The bag is made from an old pair of trousers which I was challenged to repurpose (see posts here and here) and the orange trim just jazzes it up a bit.

Right then, back to the packing again!

Until next time,

Chris x

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6 thoughts on “Getting Ready

  1. great idea – I need a medical bag to carry round with me! I’ve always done my zipper pouches like that – were you making the lining separately and then hand sewing it in?

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