A Little Something for my Arm

I have to admit up front that I am really, really proud of this project. Would you believe that I made myself a purse?

Vest Bag from Quilt a Bag

It is called the Vest Bag, and it was a kit that I bought from Quilt a Bag at the Creativ Festival. It came with everything I needed, including fabulous Japanese cotton! And, honestly, I am in love with this purse.

I even added two pockets to the inside, and made one of them a padded 3D pocket for my iPhone.

Vest Bag Pockets


It isn’t perfect, by any stretch of the imagination, but I am still very happy with it. If I were to make another (and I just might!), I would add a magnetic closure. And I would also be a little more careful about how the webbing meets up.

Vest Bag Interior

Given my pretty modest sewing skills, I think it turned out great.

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7 Responses to A Little Something for my Arm

  1. gracie says:

    I think it looks great!

  2. cucki says:

    looking so lovely xx

  3. Genevieve says:

    you did a great job!!

  4. Giovanna says:

    Congratulations, it’s a great purse and you’re right to be proud of it!

  5. Erica says:

    *jaw drops*

    That is one stunning bag! Well done Heather!

  6. Darlene says:

    That purse is beautiful. You should be extremely proud.

  7. Caitlin says:

    That is a gorgeous purse 😀