Saturday, August 14, 2010

New Diaper Bag, Amy Butler style

2 1/2 weeks until the due date, and my sewing machine and crafty tools are busy. I finished up this diaper bag at least a month ago, using some fun, new, luscious fabric.

Here's the smart little cell phone pocket. Since I made this same bag for Jack and my phone has changed, (approximately 27 calendar months ago--what's that in technology years?) I double-checked the fit of my new phone, and it was a go.
I included a loop for a diaper bag tag this time.
I also modified the inside slightly by creating a small Velcro pocket for my keys--sorry you can't see it very well! I eliminated the bottle pockets on the inside, since the directions were written in such a way as to seriously compromise the use of other interior pockets. I couldn't find another way to sew them in, so I ditched 'em. I made the cute little changing pad and its drawstring carrying case, but alas, no picture.

If you see my husband carrying this girly-girl diaper bag, just smile and pretend you don't notice that it's not a very manly creation. Unless, of course, you see him without the baby, without me, or any of the other kids, and you have a sneaking suspicion that he's packing his laptop in it. Then, by all means, give him a polite cough.


Carrie said...

I LOVE that bag, Joyce!!! It is so cool!!

heather said...

JOYCE...GET OUT OF TOWN! As in get out of town and come to mine. I have many many ways I could use your talents. I've said it before and I'll say it all again. Dripping with envy with your sewing ablity, skills, and craftiness. Love that bag! You are very amazing. Can't wait to see your little girl in a couple of weeks! She will be very happy with the bag I'm sure.

maren said...

SO CUTE! One question...with three kids, how in the WORLD do you find time to sew? I am amazed AND make products that look so stinkin' cute!

maren said...

(See? I just have one and can't even type a sentence that makes sense. hahahaah! I meant, "I am amazed that you can make that AND make a product that looks so stinkin' cute!"

Grandma Ruby said...

Beautiful bag, Joyce. I'm glad you take time for sewing and crafting. You are much like your Grandma G. in your own space and time!

Cottonista said...

Thanks for the love! The truth is that sometimes my house get very messy. I don't like it, but I tolerate the mess, because putting it off means I have time to sew and make stuff. ( :