But you know my Mary ways. Read something, put it aside, lose it. Then attempt the something without benefit of the directions.
I'm not unhappy. Really, I quite like my little prototype. But Val's are sooo much cuter. Ah well, that's my life.
This little bag snaps shut, thanks to the metal slivers in the casing. Where does one get a metal sliver? One steals her husband's metal tape measure.
See that big, unwieldy, yellow tape measure? That's all it takes. One of these babies can make lots of bags, I'm fairly sure. Just remember to use the
The stealing part is easier if one asks sweetly the day before her birthday. I got my skinny metal slivers, and he will (eventually) get a new big-man tape measure.
Visit Val. Read the directions. Make a few of these.
Look at the space in there! I wonder if I even made it the right size. It's supposed to be 6" X 8". I didn't even measure anything! Just cut fabric, quilted it, sewed it together and added the casing, then measured the metal tape against the bag.
I love sewing that way. It's my absolutely favorite way to sew! (Except when it doesn't work.)
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