Striped ToteMay 18, 2007 at 8:58 pm | Posted in All Finished Crafts, Craft - Books | 2 Comments
I am trying to resume blogging a little by typing something bit by bit. Please bear with me if my words make no sense….
We often bring lunch-boxes with us to have our own food at school. It is always a problem find a new plastic bag to take our lunch when the old one is worn as there is no so many plastic bags here in Germany. When the last bag was done, I decided to make my own tote.
Since I receive the book シマシマの本—ボーダー布を使って (ISBN4-579-11102-8) from gnip of WAWAYA, I’ve been obsessed with strip patterns. No wonder it is a good chance to try some out when I happen to have some new striped cotton dish-clothes.
In fact, a regular dish-cloth (50cm x70 cm) is just in the right size I want. Thus, there is no much cutting involved in this project. Since it’s made for practical purpose, I didn’t even bother to iron it to remove the folding marks. As a result, it took me no more than 2 hours to finish the whole thing. That was actually why I dared to do this one day before my presentation for one of my courses. 😛
Mr. Y had two different comments on this tote:
- It’s so feminine that you should bring lunch everyday.
- The strips and the color may be nice for an underwear.
Anyway, I am still satisfied with how I utilized almost the whole piece. ^^ It looks much better when it’s flat. 😉