Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Testing, Testing.. Mommy Poppins Bag

Another first for me.. I tested a bag pattern for the lovely and talented Jodi of Sew Fearless

I knew Jodi was working on a new bag pattern as I follow her blog and facebook and she posted some sneak peaks of the bag.  She also made a similiar one before and this pattern was based on it.

I was excited when she posted she was looking for a few pattern testers but alas, they needed to be located in the States as Jodi was suppling and shipping the hardware which includes a frame.  I casually mentioned I had the needed frame but in a smaller size.  Well lucky I did as Jodi got back to me and said her pattern has intructions from customizing with different sized frames and if I wanted to use my frame she'd be happy to have me test.. Of course I wanted to! 

So here's my version of the Sew Fearless Mary Poppins bag... Jodi hasn't released the pattern yet, but was fine with the testers sharing.

I used some fabric I've been hoarding for a while and vinyl for he contrast and handles.


It has a removable crossbody strap


Side view



Front large pocket with flap


Back view with another large pocket




And inside.. I LOVE how the frame holds the opening nice and wide.



I really adore this bag..


Once Jodi releases the pattern I'll be sure to share!

9 comments:

  1. Oh I love that. It's like a doctor's bag. I have internal frame on my list of "gotta do that". Well done!

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  2. Absolutely gorgeous. What a lovely design and your fabrics are perfect. Love all the pockets and the size looks perfect too.

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  3. Nissa, this bag is beautiful. You did a nice work on it, I love it. I like the colors you've chosen, thanks for allowing me to discover a new blog.
    Marisa from
    http://passionetcouture.blogspot.ca/

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  4. Hi Nissa
    You wanted to know if you had word verification so I'm leaving this comment to test it out for you. I'll let you know by email.

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  5. I have a couple of those frames in my cupboard will definitely look out for that pattern. Great bag!

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  6. I love that bag, I follow her too. I can't wait for it to come out.

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  7. that's a gorgeous bag! Have you used leather on it?

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  8. Wow! Nice job. Love the colors. Thanks for the link to the pattern.

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  9. Love the design, Nerissa!!! Looks very room and easy to use.

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