Here is a project I have been working on for a few weeks now. It’s going to be for my nephew who plays guitar, and of course, likes old school metal. Considering that I don’t know how to sew, and am lousy at following patterns, I had to muddle through this one.
It started with a bag and a raincoat from the thrift shop.
I saw the bag for a buck and I KNEW I could repurpose the findings on this thing for a greater good.
(not sure if those Peanuts embroideries will ever find a home,
but I couldn’t bear to throw them out!)
It was important that the raincoat was a fall season coat…it had a lining with a layer of polyfill in it. I needed the extra stability to keep the bag’s shape.
From there, I carefully planned out my cuts and went to work.
I added some scraps of camoflague from the robe project I featured earlier; I added a bit of my dog’s broken reflective collar; and I scrounged an 80’s rock album from Iron Maiden.
How does that end up to be something useful and cool???
Oh baby, this is cool…!!!!
We had the album cover laminated and hubby helped with putting 6 rivets on each side. I used the outer and inner pockets which you can’t see in the photo.
I cannot believe the coolness factor of this thing. If my 17-year-old-nephew doesn’t like it I may just be carrying it around myself! not sure if I, at 37 1/2, am cool enough for that album cover, but…you never know!