Leftovers

I am not sure where my brain was when I bought the fabric for the nursery bedding, because I had a TON left over. I guess I’d rather have some left than have to trek back out to the fabric store, though!

I took a good bit of the leftover fabric and made a new diaper bag:

Inside. Yep, it’s already packed. You can see the brown and white changing pad I made in this shot, too.
Back/side.

This took me a lot longer than I thought it would; it’s fully interfaced and lined, so there were a lot of repetetive steps. But I’m very happy with how it turned out.

12 thoughts on “Leftovers

  1. That’s so cute Kelly!! I’ve been really wanting to find a cute diaper bag for myself since it’s something you’ll have on your person so often at the beginning. I’m really impressed you made your own and it turned out great!

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  2. Oh wow, no, I could never do this as I went along, Beth! I love directions. I was actually thanking God for smart people who think ahead and order my sewing steps for me as I was making this!

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  3. You continue to amaze me with these seemingly hidden talents! I was already impressed with the bedding and your post on that awhile back convinced me that I could NOT do that. I’ve actually been shopping for a diaper bag on Etsy and yours looks just as good as theirs. Way to go! Did you make your own stuff for all the boys?

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  4. Absolutely beautiful, Kelly. All of the baby accessories you have created have been amazing. You should be very proud of yourself. I think your little girl is going to love them!

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  5. wonderful job! I love handmade bags…. their uses never end. I still have handmade bags from high school that i have stuff tucked away is. Beautiful work! Just waiting to find out the sex of this little person before I make a new one.

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  6. And you’ll be making these and selling to friends/family/the general public, when?? I can’t believe you did that…I would have been so frustrated with a detailed project like that! Note to others: Vera Bradley, though pricey, makes a GREAT diaper bag…fashionable, extremely practical, great size. Good idea to get it as a baby shower gift! However, the husband most likely will refuse to carry it around due to it’s overly-girlish prints, so buy him a man-bag.

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