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Sunday, September 22, 2013

Ipad Quilted Cover

     I got my Patchwork Please book not to long ago, and I made the Piece of Cake Shopping Bag. I really love this book! I just really wish that their were more photos.  Some of it leaves me wondering, what does that mean? 
Quilted Ipad Cover

                                     
 
I quilted some swirls on the front and some wheels on the sleeve. This is my first time working with snaps. It took me three times to get it right. First I smashed the snap with the hammer. Then, round two, I read the instructions . So, I used the spool and hammer. Then, I got the snap on the wrong side. So, I took a break. I came back two days later, and nailed it.
 
The pocket was tricky. There are really only finished pictures on this one. I took the 9"x11" pocket and folded it in half on the 11" part. I cut the interfacing 5.5"x5.5"  like the  directions said. I found the half mark on each. Then lined it up on the pocket. Anyway, it was done. A little confusing.
 
I barely understood the flap. I sewed the flap, left the opening, and turned it. Then, put the snap inside. It could've been put on the outside. It was just a personal choice. I'm not exactly sure why the pocket is not all together. I may adjust that as well next time.
 
Theres actually a pucker here that you can't see. The lovely pocket covered it up. I love how things hide little mistakes.
 
 
This is the back.
 
I like it. It's a mock up. At least, it's a learning experience. I am linking up with Debbie A Quilter's Table.
 
 
 
 

6 comments:

  1. OOoh pretty swirls - love the polkas and the stripeys. Patterns are always the best the second time round, right?!! Haha- usually I don't make it to the second time, I am on to something else! Third time lucky on the snap - who need instructions haha!

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    1. Thanks! I love polka dot! I don't know why that snap had to make it so hard? ;) I see now why they come in a pack of 12. Hehe!

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  2. Well it looks really great! I didn't get to make this project but I've heard several people mention that the pocket was confusing. Sorry about that! Glad you have enjoyed sewing with us though!

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    1. Thanks for inspiring me to get the book and join! Even though I caught the tail end of it. I am still going to go back through and make it. Small projects make me happy!

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  3. This looks great, Yvonne! Your quilting is so beautiful!
    I sure wish there were more photos in the book too.

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