Music Midtown bag

This has been a long week with little sewing. :( This weekend is Music Midtown though! Last night I saw the Avett Brothers, tonight I'm headed down to see Pearl Jam and Florence + the Machine. Super excited!!

Music Midtown Bag-10

It's an outdoor festival and we can bring blankets, drinks, etc. I don't want to bring too much since we'll be in the crowd for some of the time, but I do want to bring some goodies (like sunglasses, phone, wallet, sweater).

Music Midtown Bag 

This bag took me a few hours. I had a general idea of what I wanted, but made up measurements as I went.

Music Midtown Bag zipper

The general shape and design is modified from the Noodlehead Envelope Clutch. I love this pattern! I knew I wanted a zipper, so just like last time I made the clutch, I added one using her Wide Open Pouch tutorial. I also convinced her to teach at Sewing Summit. I may be just a tab obsessed. ;)

Music Midtown Bag strap

I didn't have the slider bar to make the strap fulle adjustable, so I just added 3 snaps: 1 at the end and 2 in the middle (that I measured) to be should length or cross body length.

That have you been sewing? Any fun concerts coming up?

9 comments:

  1. Another lovely bag! It looks lovely, with everything you could want in a little cross-body bag. Hope the gig was good!

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  2. Love the bag, and wish the weather was nice enough here to be dressing like that lol Thanks for persuading Anna to teach too, I'm looking forward to that class ;o)

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  3. Love your use of the flap and zipper! Have fun tonight, I really wanted to go but totally spaced that the festival was fast approaching. Glad MM has been resurrected!

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  4. Lucky! I really wanted to see Foo Fighters, but I can't bring myself to go to Music Midtown to see them. They're my favorite. I am too tired (and too old!) to handle the crowd, the late nights, the crowd... : ) Have fun. Cute bag!!

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  5. Love. love. love. You rocked it!

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  6. Lucky you--the Avett Brothers! I need to make a bag, too. I could decorate it with little machine embroidered motifs ...

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  7. I am so jealous...I want to see Florence so bad! Hope you had fun! Your bag is too cute!

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  8. I'm so into customized bags! It's too "me", too personal. And mind you, as I can see from the pictures, the bag is too roomy and big that it doesn't look like a homemade one.

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