Blanket coat #2

That coat I made from an old blanket (a few posts back)  … it’s brilliant. So warm. So funky. 

 I have just finished my second coat (made a few minor design adjustments  in the pattern pieces). 

Second blanket was a deep burgundy color although in the photo it appears dark pink. 


So easy. No finishing as the blanket is felted after all the washing over the years. I stitch the seams flat at the wrists, neck/shoulder  seams and at the side side splits. I also trim the side splits to the seam allowance so they sit flat. 



I might be able to get a child’s size out of the remnants. 💕

Stay warm, 

Bindy 🌸

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That pop-tab messenger bag!

That pop-tab messenger bag project has not gone away! I don’t suppose it will go away until I actually settle down and finish it. I’ve decided it will be my New Year present to myself! I have plenty of pop-tabs and now that I am on Annual Leave, I have the time.

So the decision at this stage of the project is ‘what type of handle?’

I have decided on a shorter strap rather than a long body strap… Which means it is not going to be a messenger bag afterall.

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I am in the throws of creating the flap that folds over the opening to give it a ‘messenger’ look.

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