In my Monday morning class, I taught four ladies how to make a messenger bag. I didn't get photos (yet!) of two of the bags, but here are the two I managed to capture.
|Lori's bag - wide messenger|
|Lori's bag - back pocket detail|
|Courtney's narrow messenger bag - sorry for the iPod blur!|
UPDATE: The two students who didn't quite finish during class time due to child-related absences sent me a photo once they had finished up at home:
I had two students in my Tuesday morning class and we did a variety of practical projects: hemming pants and tops, mending holes and tears, making tote bags and zippered pouches. One of my students had saved a maternity dress for 10 years because she had a vision of what it could be. I didn't get a before shot, but here's the tag to prove it's maternity status:
She wanted to take this tent-like jersey v-neck maternity dress and turn it into a fitted dress with a plunging neckline. And this is what she created after adding front and back darts, taking in the side seams, and hacking away at the front and back neckline. I think we probably removed a total of about 14 inches to get this:
I loved working with these funny, interesting, motivated ladies!