Size: 27cm (l) 18cm (bottom diameter)
Despite its small size, this bucket-style bag can hold many going-out necessities such as a wallet and cell phone. The main part of the bag uses a bright african color, a fabric that has such vivid fluorescent color tones. The bag has a proper style and comes in a simple yet solid #6 canvas. The handle is adjustable with snap buttons and it adds a nice twist to the creation. By attaching a strand of chain, you can turn this into a shoulder bag.
Design & Work: Yui Tamaki
Fabric shown for this sample:P46100-100A
□ Fabric (Pocket, Opening fabric): 70cm×50cm
(Panel, Bottom (#6 Canvas)): 80cm×30cm
□ PP Band (PolyproPylene band): 50cm (2.5cm wide)
□ One sided stitched leather cord: 14cm (0.8cm diameter)
□ Hemp cord: 1.2m
□ One touch Plasnap button (plastic snap button): two pairs (1.4cm diameter)
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We interviewed Yui about her creation:
Kokka Fabric (KF): What did you think of the fabric you used for this project?
The fluorescent color caught my eyes. I really like its color and design combination. I wanted to make something that is versatile and can be used often from spring to fall.
KF: Can you tell us any special elements or ideas that you incorporated into this creation?
This trendy bucket-style bag is just the right size to carry. It has enough space for your everyday items like a wallet, cell phone and pen case. The contents can be covered and a handy pocket is placed outside. The handle length is adjustable with snap buttons. By attaching a strand of chain, you can turn this into a shoulder bag.
KF: What are some tips for making this bag?
While the #6 canvas fabric has a slightly rough texture, it goes perfectly well with the african color and can create a proper look. When sewing together the round bottom and the bag top, I recommend taking extra steps by using sewing clips or basting for a clean round finish.
KF:How should we use this bag in everyday situations?
It serves as a nice accent when coordinated with a simple style of clothing. The size of this bag is so perfect that it makes you want to use it every day!
KF: Thank you very much, Yui! Here are sewing instructions along with step by step photos from her. Enjoy crafting!