Monday, February 16, 2015

Hip bag for sports

I'm currently visiting the gym more often - not because of a New Year's resolution, but because I generally want to feel better in my skin. And while I try to carry as few things as possible, I need handkerchievs and either music or my ebook reader depending on wether I want to use the bike or crosstrainer for warm up. And carrying all in the hands gets mightily annoying. So I searched for free patterns for hip bags and came up with the (German) "Werkzauber Gürteltasche" pattern by Werkzauber.

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I made view 2 and it went together very easily! I put the zipper in much to high because I failed to find where to put it. And I lacked fabric to make the whole belt strap from it, so I added satin ribbon. Don't judge, I'm obviously so goth that I don't have cotton one at home... ;)

This weekend my Kam Snaps arrived which I wanted for the closure of the front pocket (not the Velcro from the pattern) but unfortunately, the seller included the wrong colours. There was a little sample baggy which had one black and one purple cover, so I used those. I really wanted to see the bag in action and it held up great. Even my kindle fits inside!

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While my bag doesn't look exactly like the picture on the front, the pattern is simple and the pictured instructions are pretty clear. If you find yourself in need of a hip bag, go ahead!


Laura Morrigan said...

So cute and love the material!

MindLess said...

@ Laura Morrigan: Thanks! It is patchwork fabric I got for my quilt some years ago...

Neisella Nightshade said...

Ist die süß :-D

MindLess said...

@ Neisi: So wie du ;*

Neisella Nightshade said...

aww <3