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Wristlet camera strap tutorial. I think my lowly little point and shoot camera feels left out sometimes.

Wristlet camera strap tutorial

What, with all the cool camera strap tutorials out there like this one or this one, heck, even this one that I posted, it can't help but feel inferior. Well, here's a way to keep up with the cool bloggers and their dressed up SLR strap covers. You'll need: 3" x 12" piece of fabric 5" piece of thin elastic cording Start by ironing your fabric in half lengthwise, wrong sides together. Open the fabric and iron each side in, wrong sides together, to the crease mark. Fold in half on crease and iron once more. Top stitch 1/8" along each edge. Fold in raw edges on ends. And sew folded loop of elastic into the folded in ends. There you go. Wristlet tutorial. This is the first sewing tutorial I’ve ever written. I almost gave up several times! About the author: Joy is a work at home database programming Mom (with a capital M of course), of a 6 year old daughter.

She hadn’t sewn for over 20 years and doesn’t know how she did without it – she blogs at 100 spools of thread. Mini Zippered Bag Tutorial. I started working on this little bag because we have quite a bit of travel planned for this summer, and I’ve found that when we travel I use way too many disposable zipper bags for miscellaneous things, like markers, toys, legos, snacks, etc. This little reusable bag will be perfect to fill with those little things and throw in the kids’ backpacks that I made a few weeks ago. (It would also be a great little cosmetic bag.) The finished size of this bag is approximately 9″ X 5 1/2″, not including the handle. You could easily increase the size, though, and turn it into a larger bag. If you increase the size, you could also line it with diaper-makers PUL and use it as a wet bag for soiled cloth diapers or damp swimsuits. For this project you’ll need two pieces of cotton woven fabric cut to 10″ X 6 1/2″ for the outside of the bag and two pieces of a medium weight fabric like cotton twill cut to 10″ X 6 1/2″ for the inside of the bag.

Start with preparing your zipper. Edna the Owl Bag. Howdee pards!!!!!

Edna the Owl Bag

I want you guys to get out your super secret craft glasses! (the ones that let you see craft potential in nearly everything!!!!)... Embroidery Week: Wristlet. We debuted this fun wristlet project just last week on Sew4Home, and knew it would look cuter still with a dash of embroidery.

Embroidery Week: Wristlet

So, we return during Embroidery Week with Wristlet Deux: same great design, a new set of fabrics, and with the personalization of embroidery. You can keep the one you like best and give the other to your sister for Christmas. Janome is our Signature Sponsor here at Sew4Home, so this project was made on the Memory Craft 11000 Special Edition sewing and embroidery machine. Therefore, the embroidery steps below relate specifically to this machine. If you have a different type of embroidery machine, follow your instruction manual to stitch your design. Based on the diagram above, cut all the pieces listed below. For the bag: Wristlet. Sometimes you want to travel light – with just the essentials at hand.


For this, you need: the wristlet. A tiny, tidy tote that hangs from your wrist. It's just 5" x 7", but holds all the necessities with room to spare. Zip up your spending cash, a couple o' credit cards, maybe a bit of makeup and a comb. Ours has a detachable strap, so you can unclip it, and drop it into a bigger bag, like a handy wallet.

This is a perfect project to use up bits and pieces. Fabric scraps to work with the cutting dimensions shown below½ yard medium-weight fusible interfacing¼ yard light-weight fusible interfacing7" zipper¾" D ring¾" swivel clipAll purpose threadSee-through rulerFabric pencilScissors or rotary cutter and matIron and ironing boardStraight pins Based on the diagram above, cut all the pieces listed below.