I am a wee bit excited about Archie's new kindy bag! This is Made By Rae's toddler backpack pattern and to be honest I'm shocked it turned out this superb. And yes I will say so myself because I am still genuinely surprised at being able to follow a pattern to its finish, let alone produce a backpack with a zip and piping. Leaps and bounds, my friends, leaps and bounds.
Since part of this year's scheme is to become ' unimaginably fab at sewing', I've been attempting to up the anti with new challenges. Today kids, we learned that piping is not terrifying. Its actually easy and so deeply satisfying that now I want to 'pipify' everything. Apparently though, there is a back and a front to strap adjusters (bah?) and when you sew them back to front, its not so neat.
The fabric is Echino cars and I hunted down and snagged what I suspect were the last few fat quarters in all the land...unless one of you are hoarding a secret supply?