A few weeks passed and as I was looking for fabric one day, I found some that I thought perfect for Mel's bag. It was sold as waterproof which I, rather naively, thought meant that it would be an oilcloth kind of material. It took ages for the fabric to come and when it came, I was a bit disappointed because rather than oilcloth it was a cross between shower curtain and rubberised fabric. Odd.
As with all things that aren't how I wanted them to be, I did a bit of
This is my first time sewing with waterproof fabric. It wasn't as bad as all of things I had read. I didn't use pins because they make more holes than you want in the fabric so instead I just held it because I didn't have any of the nifty little pegs other people like to use and I quite like making life hard for myself too. It was a bit grabby with the teeth and presser foot but I pulled it through a little and it was fine.
Since this wasn't actually the bag that my sis asked for, I decided that I ought to make that too It seemed to attract some attention from the chickens...maybe it was the smelly rubber?
I'm enjoying reading the other Monday Makes posts today including Making Monday; making a difference..