Mar 28, 2011

Cover Me


So I had this brilliant - not necessarily original - idea to sew myself a pretty camera strap cover.  'Cause the one that comes with the camera is...well....not so pretty!?!? 


 
And I feel like a walking advertisement when I wear it...now if I was sponsored by said camera company, I'd be happy to be a walking advertisement....but I'm not...so I made myself a pretty cover!






I made one for my sister-in-law as well, seeing as she was the one who introduced me to my camera and I thought she'd appreciate one too!  'Cause any girl, usually, likes a pretty thing!  So I dug out my sewing machine...dusted it off....and....relearned how to use it.


 



And learned I did!  Not too shabby if I do say so myself!



Then I had this brilliant - and again probably not so original - idea to forget to take a picture of the finished product until I had already put in on the camera....



Well I got a picture of it anyways....but then I realized I forgot to take a picture of the one I made for my sister-in-law....*sigh*....





Truth of the matter is, I don't really 'sew'...I mean I like to and I think about doing it more but my creative mind has given up on the whole measuring and numbers thing and therefore following a pattern seems out of scope for me.  But these pretty pieces were bought pre-cut soooo most of the measuring was done for me - and therefore it was a good introduction or should I say reintroduction to sewing.


 
But I liked it.  I might make more...when I have the time....


On that note....things are a bit crazy busy here right now...I may not post as frequent for the next bit...then again I might...all depends...but when I do I've got some interesting things to tell you!


Until then, God bless!



 

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6 comments:

  1. I miss sewing. I used to love it. Too busy, too tired. Thanks for posting.

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  2. Super cute! One of my favorite things to make are strap covers!

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  3. Seems you can do anything you put your mind to. You are an amazing girl. Have a happy day....

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  4. Eeee, it's so pretty! Good job! I love how you turned something so ho-hum (random old camera strap) into something inspiring :D

    When I got my first sewing machine a few months back, it took me about a week of just fiddling around with it to figure out how the heck to make it function, haha! Now I'm hooked - there's something so satisfying about making something instead of buying it, and watching other people enjoy the stuff you create!

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  5. Good job Kaitlin...did I spell that right or is it Kaitlyn?
    I do enjoy your blog *smile*
    Is your camera a Canon? :P
    I'm so cheeky.
    Blessings,
    Kimberley

    p.s. trying my first post to see if it works.

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  6. I loooove the camera strap you made me! Such a sweet sister-in-law that I have :)

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